9, 2016 Clean-up
begins after Storm Imogen leaves damage in Burnham area
clean-up operation is underway in the Burnham-On-Sea area after
Storm Imogen brought high winds and heavy rain on Monday (February
powerful storm - which saw 70mph gusts of wind in Burnham - left
damage across the area, with trees brought down and fences damaged.
gales also led to the high tides being even higher than forecast
in the Bristol Channel, with waves crashing against Burnham's
sea wall, sending spray over the seafront - although there was
gardeners are facing clean-up work today. One of those affected
is Sandra King in Berrow, whose long stretch of fence, pictured,
was blown down by the high winds on Monday.
Met Office says Tuesday will be a cold and windy day with further
local gales possible. The Burnham area will see a mixture of scattered
heavy showers and sunny spells with the showers becoming less
frequent later. Maximum temperatures will be 9°C but it will
feel cooler in the chilly breeze.
trees came down in the high winds - and on the seafront the sign
below was brought down outside Burnham Holiday Village.
trees came down in the high winds with several at Berrow and Brean
being reported by motorists.
fences were damaged along Burnham's Love Lane, as pictured here.
Heavy rain has left pitches at Burnham-On-Sea's BASC Ground under
water, forcing Burnham Rugby Club's games to be postponed at the
But the high winds were welcomed at Brean by these kite buggy
enthusiasts who took full advantage of the onshore gusts.
Video: Stormy conditions in Burnham-On-Sea on Monday morning
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