December 17, 2010
gets a blanket of snow... with more to come
blanket of snow covered the Burnham-On-Sea area today (Friday)
with more forecast for this weekend.
two inches of the white stuff had fallen by Friday evening, creating
these wintry scenes around the town as captured by Burnham-On-Sea.com
Met Office predicts the cold snap will leave the town shivering
right up to Christmas.
severe weather warning has been issued by the Met Office for further
snow in the Burnham area on Friday evening and on Saturday.
band of heavy snow will move northeastwards across England and
Wales during Saturday. 5-10 cm of snow is expected widely, with
the possibility of 20-25 cm accumulating in places."
local schools closed early for the Christmas holidays due to the
wintry weather, including East Brent Church of England First School,
which shut at 11.15am.
sports matches over the weekend have been postponed. And Burnham
Fire Brigade has cancelled a promotional car safety event due
to take place at several Burnham supermarkets on Sunday.
Burnham-On-Sea.com, Maurice Hunt, Jason Adams, Kerry Loudon, Nuuk
us your photos of Burnham in the snow by contacting us here.