Published: October 3, 2012
New weather warnings issued by Met Office as heavy rain returns

The Met Office has issued new weather warnings for the Burnham-On-Sea area later this week as a belt of heavy rain is set to sweep in.

'Yellow Alerts' have been issued for Thursday, Friday and Saturday as the remnants of a former tropical storm head towards the south west.

"There is the potential for periods of heavy rain during the 36 hours from Thursday evening until Saturday morning," says the Met Office. "However, there is considerable uncertainty in the northward extent of this heavy rain and the area covered by the alert is likely to be adjusted as the event approaches."

"The public should be aware of the possibility of disruption to travel due to localised flooding."

Last week, several areas around Burnham including Maple Drive (above) were flooded after heavy rain.


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