Offices warns of heavy rain across Burnham-On-Sea area today
in the Burnham-On-Sea area have been warned of the potential for
flooding today (Sunday, January 26th) as further heavy rainfall
Met Office has issued a yellow warning as torrential rain and
gales are expected.
Met Office spokesman said: "Another Atlantic frontal system
is forecast to cross the UK during Sunday. Rainfall accumulations
of over 20 mm are expected in many western parts."
winds are also expected. Gales are likely, especially along exposed
coasts, with gusts of 50-60 mph."
Enviroment Agency has issued a medium flood risk warning in Somerset,
with all attention focussed on the flood-hit levels.
County Council has declared a major incident in response to ongoing
their declaration, the Local Resilience Forum's Strategic Co-ordination
Group (SCG) has met to ensure there is a co-ordinated multi-agency
response to the ongoing flooding issues affecting communities
than 43 sq miles (27,000 acres) of productive farmland has been
flooded across the county.
The weather warning map and, above, Burnham's Berrow Road