Office issues warning of high winds in Burnham area for today
Met Office has issued a severe weather warning as high winds are
set to sweep through the Burnham-On-Sea area on Saturday (August
says a spell of unseasonably strong southwesterly winds, accompanied
by heavy, blustery showers, will seeep across the region during
of up to 45mph inland, and 45-55mph along exposed coastlines, are
expected. Please be aware that these may lead to disruption to transport,
and in view of the time of the year there is increased potential
for disruption to holidaymakers and outdoor activities," says
added: "An area of low pressure currently forming over the
mid-Atlantic is expected to intensify into an unseasonably intense
feature as it tracks towards the south west of the British Isles."
winds on its southern flank are likely to move into southwestern
areas on Friday, but the peak in wind strength will be across southwest
England and south Wales at first on Saturday, spreading along the
south coast of England through the course of the day."