winds warning issued for Burnham-On-Sea area on Saturday
spell of strong winds are forecast for Burnham-On-Sea this weekend,
with the Met Office issuing a weather warning for coastal areas.
strong south-westerly winds are expected to hit between 4am and
11.59pm on Saturday, and may exceed over 70mph.
Met Office says coastal areas are likely to be affected by large
waves, and there is potential for buildings to be flooded.
said: "Some transport disruption is likely across the warning
area, with delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport. Short
term loss of power and other services is also possible."
chief forecaster added: "Gusts 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."