A weather warning has been issued for North Somerset today (Friday), with fears torrential rain could lead to travel disruption.
A popular food festival which was due to attract hundreds of people to Portishead this weekend had fallen victim to a bleak weather forecast.
Rain and strong winds are set to batter North Somerset over the next two days.
Strong winds and heavy rain are expected to hit North Somerset tomorrow (Tuesday), bringing an end to the recent warm spell.
Thunderstorms could hit North Somerset this evening (Tuesday), leading to power cuts and travel delays.
A health warning has been issued with temperatures expected to exceed 30C this week.
Thunderstorms are more likely to hit the West Country next week than this weekend says the Met Office after revising a weather warning.
Torrential rain and lightning could hit North Somerset as early as 3pm on Sunday.
Heavy showers are expected to hit North Somerset early this afternoon.