Big waves hit seafront in Burnham-On-Sea during stormy tide
onshore winds whipped up big waves that gave Burnham-On-Sea's seafront
a battering on Tuesday (October 18th).
highest tides of the year, combined with the gusty westerly winds,
saw plumes of spray shooting over the sea wall, as pictured here.
there was no flooding in Burnham-On-Sea, the Environment Agency
has warned of a continued risk of flooding along low lying parts
of the Bristol Channel this week.
also warned beach walkers and motorists to take extra caution by
taking note of tide times.
Coastguard Officer spokesman said: "We do advise people to
take extra care as there will be a greater risk of getting into
difficulty during this week's high tides. Check the tide times and
stay away from areas where you might get cut-off or into danger."
flood gates at the top of the jetty have been closed by the Environment
Agency as a precaution with staff watching nearby, as pictured here.
from the Coastguard, BARB Search & Rescue and the RNLI are always
on call as usual to respond to incidents.
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