area braced for high winds from Storm Aileen
forecasters are warning that the Burnham-On-Sea area will be hit
by strong winds this evening (Tuesday) and during the early hours
of tomorrow morning.
Met Office has issued a yellow warning as Storm Aileen brings gusts
of up to 60mph to the Burnham area from 8pm, along with rain that
will be heavy at times.
Aileen is expected to bring very strong winds with gusts of 50-60
mph on Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning," says a spokesman.
journey times by road, rail and air are likely, with restrictions
on roads and bridges."
is also a chance of power cuts, and damage to trees and perhaps
buildings. Along windward-facing coasts, some wave overtopping is
Power Distrubution has put extra operational and engineering staff
on standby to respond to any disruption to supplies.
send us your photos of any storm
damage caused by the high winds, but do not put yourself in
any danger to take photos.
High tide in Burnham-On-Sea, with waves whipped up by winds