winds cause trail of minor damage in Burnham-On-Sea
winds left a trail of minor damage in Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday
Gusts of up to 65mph hit the town, causing several fences to come
down, a cafe's signage to be blown away, the roof of a phone box
to be blown off and a street light to be damaged, requiring a
fire crew to help.
were called to The Esplanade at 1.30pm where a lantern was left
dangling precariously over a pavement, as pictured. The crew was
also called to nearby Pier Street where the roof of a phone box
was damaged. "There was unstable roofing to the phone box
- we worked to remove the cover as a safety precaution,"
said a spokesman.
sign outside TA8s Bistro Bar in Pier Street was also blown down
by the winds, pictured below. A council team took the debris away.
main sign outside TA8s Bistro Bar in Pier Street was blown down