morning storm brings thunder and lightning to Burnham-On-Sea
Burnham-On-Sea area was struck by thunder and lightning early on
Saturday, as forecasters warned of more stormy weather over the
Bank Holiday weekend.
dramatic photo above was shot in Burnham's Palmer's Close shortly
before 4am at the peak of the early morning electrical storm, which
lasted for almost an hour.
comes as forecasters at the Met Office warn people in the South
West to expect a deluge of rain on Sunday and Monday, adding that
it could cause problems on local roads.
warning is in place for 24 hours, beginning at noon on Sunday.
Met Office says: "A band of heavy rain is likely to spread
northward through Sunday into Monday, with some locally torrential
downpours and thunder possible."
are early indications that this could result in some disruption,
with sudden flooding of roads, transport routes, homes and businesses