photos: Mediterranean scenes as Burnham basks in heatwave
has been basking in Mediterranean temperatures this week as forecasters
predict the heatwave is set to continue.
were the scenes on Tuesday evening (July 9th) when a calm high
tide attracted paddle boarders and swimmers to Burnham's beach
for a cool-off.
boarder Lorna Evans told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The conditions
are just perfect at the moment - calm seas and warm temperatures.
It's just so relaxing. There aren't many days each year in Burnham
when you can do this!"
Monday's maximum temperature was 29.4C (84.9F) which is currently
the hottest day of the year in the Burnham area. The record in
recent years was 30.8C set in July 2009. The Met Office says the
good weather is set to last into next week.