in Burnham-On-Sea busy on the hottest day of the year so far
enjoyed its hottest day of the year so far on Tuesday (July 19th)
when thermometers hit 32.4°C (90.3°F), making the town
warmer than many Mediterranean holiday resorts.
users in Burnham enjoyed a cooling dip in the sea at high tide
at the end of a superb day with the hot weather set to continue
through the week.
record temperature was recorded at a weather station in Brent
Knoll just after 3.15pm. It comes after Monday's temperature reached
28.9°C (84.0°F). Paddlers have been out in force enjoying
the weather on Burnham beach.
Jefferies, manager at Burnham's tourist information centre, told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It has been a good start to the season
with many accommodation providers reporting positive forward bookings
for the summer."
county councillor Peter Burridge-Clayton, who was out enjoying
the weather on Burnham seafront on Tuesday evening, added: "It's
great to see the town really busy and so many people out enjoying
been a good start to the summer in Burnham and we just hope that
the good weather holds for the six-week school holiday!"