further vehicles rescued from incoming tide in Burnham area
more motorists had to be rescued from beaches in the Burnham-On-Sea
area on Sunday evening as this week's high tides caught more out.
motorists at Brean and one at Berrow were helped by beachwardens
and Burnham-based rescue charity BARB shortly before high tide.
vehicles became inundated by the incoming sea water shortly before
6pm when their owners misjudged the tide and left their cars unattended.
beach warden and a crew from Burnham-based rescue charity BARB
and Burnham Coastguards were called to the scene to ensure no-one
was stuck inside or was putting themselves in danger trying to
reach the vehicles.
Coastguards also gave safety advice to the group of people above,
who were seen attempting to push the vehicle from the sea.
follows an earlier incident on Saturday evening when a vehicle
became swamped with sea water, as reported here.
further high tides due throughout this week, a BARB spokesman
said: "We always advise motorists to check the tide times
before driving onto our local beaches and to heed warning signs
and not take unnecessary risks. We have a wonderful coastline
that can be safely enjoyed by holidaymakers and locals alike if
wardens had been warning motorists parked on the beach about the
high tide throughout the day, drawing attention to the signs.
One of the warning signs showing the time of the high tide on
Brean beach. Beachwardens were also giving out safety leaflets
during the daytime
One of the vehicles being pulled free this evening