Heavy downpour flooded some of the county's roads yesterday - and a weather warning has been issued for more rain today. 

A yellow weather warning, meaning people should prepare for disruption, has been forecast for persistent rain in the south west.

It came into effect at 12pm yesterday and will remain in place until 6pm today (Saturday, November 23).

The Met Office has warned that flooding of homes and businesses is likely and there will be spray and flooding on roads as well.

Yesterday, the A35 saw large amounts of floodwater and was three-feet deep in places. Winterbourne Abbas in particular was hit hard. 

There was standing water along the coast road, with particularly bad spots just past Swyre and again between Abbotsbury and Portesham.

Three people in stranded vehicles were helped by the fire service. 

West Bay was on flood alert on Thursday night and rivers in the area were at risk yesterday.

Rail services were disrupted, with flood water making the railway potentially unsafe between Yeovil, Salisbury and Weymouth.

Network Rail warned commuters that trains may be cancelled, delayed or revised..

Bus and train services may continue to be impacted today, with journey times taking longer, and residents should also expect some interruption to power supplies and other services.