of sheet lightning illuminate Burnham-On-Sea seafront
of lightning and rumbling thunder woke residents in Burnham-On-Sea
today (Saturday) during a severe electric storm.
flash lightning was caught on Burnham-On-Sea.com's seafront webcam,
pictured above, in the early hours where The Esplanade was briefly
illuminated by the storm, which lasted around 20 minutes.
Met Office warned that heavy, thundery rain would affect the area
through the day with surface warter causing difficult driving
said the extreme conditions were caused by warm, humid air being
pulled northwards from France, meeting cooler air.
predict that conditions will recover on Sunday in time for Burnham's
annual Jazz In The Park.