warning issued as heavy rain could disrupt Christmas travel
of the Burnham-On-Sea area are on a flood alert this weekend as
the Met Office warns of more heavy rain sweeping in.
amber warning has been issued by the Met Office for the region,
as pictured here, as outbreaks of torrential rain and strong to
gale force winds are predicted during Saturday and Sunday.
bands of heavy rain accompanied by strong winds are expected to
move northeastwards across the southwest of England through Saturday
and early Sunday," said a Met Office spokesman.
that the ground is already saturated, the public should be prepared
for the risk of localised flooding from both rivers and surface
water. This could well lead to disruption to travel, with a low
likelihood of severe disruption."
wet weather will be accompanied by mild temperatures, ending any
last remaining hopes of a white Christmas.