Somerset

Pair rescued from flood waters in Somerset

Two people were rescued when their car became trapped in 3ft of flood water in south Somerset.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called to North Perrott, near Crewkerne on Thursday night.

On arrival, they found a woman and a teenage boy hanging out of the windows and grabbing on to the roof.

The pair were helped to safety. Forecasters are predicting heavy showers for Friday in areas including Taunton with some thunder or hail.

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