and torrential rain to hit Burnham area today, warns Met Office
residents are being warned to brace themselves for torrential
rain and high winds today (Monday).
Met Office has issued an amber warning as a spell of heavy rainfall
is expected to affect the region during Monday, raising the risk
to severe gale force winds will be an added hazard, with the potential
for very strong gusts across coastal areas.
public should be prepared for the likelihood of some significant
disruption due to the combined hazards of heavy rainfall and high
winds," said a Met Office spokesman.
deep area of low pressure will sweep an active frontal system
across England and Wales on Monday. This will bring 20-40 mm rainfall
quite widely, with over 60 mm likely across parts of the high
ground of southern England and South Wales."
onto saturated ground, this will bring the risk of both surface
water and river flooding."
south to southwesterly winds will increase with gusts 70-80 mph
likely around exposed coasts. Further inland, gusts of 50-60 mph
are likely through the amber area."