winds and high tides create stormy conditions in Burnham
onshore winds and a high tide created stormy scenes in Burnham-On-Sea
on Tuesday evening (May 19th).
Environment Agency closed the town's flood gates at the jetty
and Maddock's Slade as a safety precaution.
the peak of the 11.3m tide shortly before 8.45pm, the storm waves
crashed onto the sea wall steps, sending spray onto seafront pavements
in several spots.
gusty winds during the next 24 hours along with more high tides
are likely to create repeat scenes during Wednesday.