set to enjoy solar eclipse on Friday morning
in the Burnham-On-Sea area look set to see the partial eclipse
this Friday (March 20th) - providing the skies stay clear of cloud.
Met Office says there is a risk of cloud cover on Friday morning
at the same time as the eclipse, which is expected in the Burnham
area at 9.28am.
Met Office spokesperson said: "At the moment we are expecting
most of the UK to be overcast on Friday morning when the eclipse
is due to take place."
may be a few cloud breaks in the south west, however it is hard
to be certain this far in advance."
southern Britain, the partial eclipse - when the moon starts touching
the sun's edge - will start at 8.45am.
maximum eclipse will hit at 9.31am and this will be the point
when the moon is closest to the centre of the sun. By 10.41am
the moon will leave the sun's edge and the partial eclipse will
end. The last solar eclipse of a similar size took place on August
have been warned not to stare directly at the sun, even with some
cloud cover, and should witness the eclipse safely.