winds sweep into Burnham area as weather warning is issued
sports enthusiasts took full advantage of strong winds at Brean
on Sunday (October 19th) as weather forecasters warned of more
blustery conditions over the coming days.
of up to 40mph were enjoyed by kite surfers, kjite buggy racers
and land yachters as the onshore gales created ideal conditions.
gusty winds are expected to affect the region this week, with
the Met Office warning that the former Hurricane Gonzalo will
sweep in from the Atlantic, although the west country is not expected
to bear the brunt of the storm.
exceeding 50 mph are likely, with 60 to 70 mph gusts in exposed
coastal areas in the west," says the Met Office. "The
public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel
and perhaps some damage to trees."
of kites were flown along the beach by sports users
kite surfer takes to the sea with a stormy Brean Down in the background
yachters made the most of the breezy conditions on the beach
kite surfer is launched into the air by the strong onshore winds
windy scenes on Brean beach, as seen by John Sturman