Brian set to bring high winds to Burnham-On-Sea today
rain and strong winds are forecast to hit the Burnham-On-Sea area
today (Saturday (October 21st) when Storm Brian sweeps in from the
intense low pressure system is forecast to bring strong winds into
the area, these steadily transferring east through the day.
warning has been issued by the Met Office which covers the whole
south west, including Burnham-On-Sea, from 4am to 11.59pm.
Environment Agency has issued a flood warning along parts of the
Bristol Channel coastline, including Brean and Berrow.
Met Office says coastal areas may be affected by large waves, with
spray possibly overtopping sea walls.
Forecaster Dan Suri said: "Storm Brian is expected to bring
strong winds to southern and western areas early on Saturday morning.
The first and most significant land-based impacts will be in the
southwest of Ireland."
we go through Saturday morning and early afternoon the strong southwesterly
winds affecting the South West will transfer east and slowly change
direction as they will become westerly towards the end of the warning
exceeding 50 mph are expected widely within the warning area, with
gusts of around 70 mph along exposed coastal areas. These are expected
to coincide with high tides, leading to locally dangerous conditions
in coastal parts."
have warned residents not to put their safety at risk by venturing
too close to the sea during the stormy conditons.