Office warns of 70mph gales today for Burnham-On-Sea area
residents have been warned to expect strong winds gusting up to
70mph over this weekend.
Met Office has issued a yellow warning as southwesterly gales
and locally severe gales are due to sweep through the area on
Saturday and Sunday.
spokesman for the Met Office said: "Strengthening
winds from the west are expected on Sunday where gusts around
western coasts could locally reach 70 mph. Elsewhere gusts of
60mph are possible, particularly in western areas."
be aware of the potential for some disruption due to the strong
are being advised not to put themselves at risk, keeping away
from exposed areas during the strongest winds.
Storm waves in Burnham earlier this year. Seafront walkers are
being urged not to put themselves at risk during the high winds