warning issued for Burnham-On-Sea area as storm sweeps in
weather warnings have been issued for the area today (Tuesday)
as the storm that brought snow to America sweeps across Britain,
bringing heavy rain and high winds.
Met Office says heavy and persistent rain will fall in the Burnham-On-Sea
area today and tomorrow, with localised flooding possible in low
bouts of rain will also be accompanied by south or southwesterly
gales, which may reach severe gale force at times.
be aware of the risk of flooding and thus the potential for disruption
to travel through this period," said a Met Office spokesman.
air of tropical origins will be entrained into the system, which
accompanied by abundant moisture, will lead to heavy rain in areas
exposed to the strong southwesterly flow. Many parts of the warning
area could see 30-50 mm of rain, whilst the most exposed upland
parts could see 80-100 mm."
remains some uncertainty with the exact location of the areas
at risk of the heaviest rain, as well as the end time."