December 3, 2006
winds cause expensive damage in Burnham-On-Sea
was the scene in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday morning
(December 3rd) after powerful 80mph winds had swept through the
a greetings card shop, in the High
Street was starting a major clean-up after the signage
on the front of its shop came crashing down, leaving the council
to cordon off the area for safety.
was just one of several incidents in and around Burnham following
a night of strong gales, which had struck particularly hard at
around 4am, as predicted by forecasters at the Met
trees were blown down across the area, partially blocking several
included Love Lane (pictured above), Stoddens Lane and Berrow
Highbridge, a large sign at the entrance to Morland Industrial
Park, pictured, was blown over - leaving it in a precarious position
over the path.