26, 2017 Burnham
enjoys hottest day of the year so far as weather boosts town
has seen a positive start to its tourist season with visitor numbers
up on the same period last year, helped by good weather.
Chamber of Trade says footfall cameras in the town centre show footfall
is 4.2 per cent up on 2016.
bookings at many guest houses, hotels and bed and breakfasts in
the town are also up on last year over the half-term holiday, which
comes as Burnham enjoyed its hottest day of the year so far on Thursday
and more warm weather is on the way over the Bank Holiday weekend,
but with a risk of showers.
hit a peak temperature of 26.1°C (79°F) in Burnham on Thursday
afternoon, just after 3pm. Walkers
and beach users took advantage of the conditions to enjoy a super
high tide, as pictured here.
will be dry, sunny and very warm again," says a Met Office
spokesman. "The sunshine may become a little hazy later on
Friday in the west as high cloud spreads in, but the maximum temperature
will be 27°C."
showers will then spread from west to east early on Saturday morning,
followed by drier, but still warm, weather. Further spells of rain
are possible late on Sunday and into Bank Holiday Monday."
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