STORM Isha has hit Somerset with strong winds and rain battering the county.

Firefighters were called to Taunton town centre after a tree was brought down in High Street.

Power cuts have been reported in a number of locations.

There are 273 properties without electricity in the Wheddon Cross area - and they're not expected to be back on until 9am tomorrow morning (Monday, January 22).

A further 41 properties between Williton and Cannington will be without power until at least midnight tonight, as will 17 homes near North Petherton and 41 in Street.

There are 79 properties in the dark in Ilminster with the lights estimated to be back on at midnight.

The 56 properties in Martock without power are hopeful of being switched back on at around 1.30am.

And five properties near Winscombe should be back on by 8am.