Published: February 7, 2009
Exclusive: Take a bird's eye view of Burnham-On-Sea's snowfall

No-one got a better view of Burnham-On-Sea's snowfall than flying enthusiast Jeff Thomas on Saturday morning (February 7th).

He took these two 'birds eye' photographs of the wintry scenes in a microlight 1,500 feet above the town.

"I had the opportunity to fly over Burnham and Brent Knoll and felt compelled to take some photos of the area covered in snow," he told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "It was a great view that's rarely seen."

Whilst the temperatures outside his craft were below zero, Jeff was comfortable because his microlight is covered.

Burnham's low lighthouse surrounded by slush and ice on Saturday

The peak of Brent Knoll and surrounding fields were iced with snow

Weston in the distance and Burnham's M5 junction 22 in the foreground

Snow-covered gardens around Burnham's 'high' lighthouse and Berrow Road

The Somerset moors were covered in snow for miles into the distance

No play today on the Burnham and Berrow golf course

As the snow began to melt, the water poured off the moors into drains

RELATED LINKS:

More photos of Burnham in the snow
Highbridge gets a winter whitening
Refuse collections postponed in Burnham
Video coverage of Burnham's snowfalls
School closures and disruption in Burnham area
Night-time snow fell on Thursday
Accidents blamed on icy road conditions
Sledging fun on Brent Knoll

 




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