8, 2016 Burnham
area hit by 70mph winds as Storm Imogen sweeps in
Burnham-On-Sea area is being hit by high winds and heavy rain
today (Monday) as Storm Imogen sweeps through.
Met Office issued an amber warning for the region as strong 70mph
gusts left damage in the area, bringing down several trees and
gales also led to today's high tides being even higher than forecast
in the Bristol Channel, with waves crashing against the sea wall,
sending spray over the seafront.
careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads.
Avoid walking, cycling or driving through any flood water,"
warned the Met Office as parts of the Somerset Levels also became
long stretch of fence in Berrow, pictured, was blown down in the
high winds, with owner Sandra King facing quite a task to get
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
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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