Office warns of 70mph winds in Burnham-On-Sea tonight
residents have been warned that gales could bring disruption to
the area this evening (Saturday, November 2nd).
Met Office has issued a yellow warning and says a deep area of
low pressure will track eastwards during the course of Saturday,
bringing a spell of very windy weather to the area.
strongest winds are expected to affect parts of southwest England
during Saturday afternoon and evening, along with squally heavy
showers. With many trees still in leaf, the forecast wind gusts
are likely to lead to some trees being brought down, whilst leading
to difficult driving conditions and also affecting outdoor events.
Large waves and some over-topping may affect parts of the coast,"
says a Met Office spokesman.
winds will strengthen through Saturday afternoon and into the
evening, bringing gusts of 50-60 mph to many parts of the warning
area, and locally 70mph along exposed west facing coasts."
public should be aware of the risk of localised disruption, particularly
the Met Office has also warned that rain, heavy at times, is expected
over southwest England on Sunday evening which could affect Burnham's
fireworks display. Burnham-On-Sea.com will have the latest details