warning issued for the Burnham-On-Sea area today
Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for the Burnham-On-Sea
area today (Friday) as heavy rain raises the risk of flooding.
yellow warning is in place as bands of rain, accompanied by strong
winds, will sweep through the region.
rain will be pushing northeastwards during Friday and their progress
will be slowed up by a blocking area of high pressure located
northeast of the UK," said a Met Office spokesman.
will result in the associated rain-bearing systems becoming slow-moving
over southwestern parts of England, leading to heavy and, at times,
winds will also increase to reach gale force around coasts, it
the Met Office and Environment Agency have urged the public to
be prepared for the possibility of flooding.
Agency spokesman Pete Fox said: "Heavy rain in the South
West means there is a risk of localised surface water and river