Office warns of violent thunderstorms in Burnham area on Saturday
Met Office has issued a weather warning for Saturday morning (June
7th), when violent thunderstorms are predicted to hit the Burnham-On-Sea
Saturday morning is forecast to be a washout, as an extreme weather
front will sweep through the region.
The Met Office's warning states that heavy, thundery rain is
expected to affect the area.
The South West could be hit by extreme conditions, caused by
warm, humid air being pulled northwards from France late on Friday
and during Saturday. This will meet cooler air, triggering potentially
"The public should be aware of the potential for localised
flooding due to the intensity of these storms, although at this
stage the location of the heaviest rainfall is uncertain. The
public is advised to take extra care," said a spokesman.
But it will at least be warm, as the hot air from the continent
means Saturday temperatures will climb to 19 degrees. Forecasters
predict that conditions will improve on Sunday in time for Burnham's
annual Jazz In The Park.