winds and heavy rain to hit Burnham-On-Sea area today
Burnham-On-Sea area is set to be battered by strong wind and heavy
rain this morning (Wednesday), with the Met Office issuing a 'yellow'
warning for severe weather for the region.
Met Office is asking people to be aware of the risk of disruption
to transport and possible disruption to power supplies, as well
as high waves over-topping.
gales, and severe gales in more exposed areas, are expected to bring
gusts of 50-60 mph, gusting up to 70 mph in some coastal areas.
Met Office says persistent rain, heavy at times, will fall during
the morning before slowly easing this afternoon.
rainfall accumulations of 20 to 30 mm are expected, and very locally
50 to 60 mm could fall," says a spokesman.
Pictured: BBC weatherman Ian Ferguson with today's forecast.