Office warns of high winds, heavy rain in Burnham-On-Sea today
area residents are being warned to expect a spell of stormy weather
Met Office has issued a warning for strong winds and heavy rain
across the region, to include Somerset, during the day and into
the early hours of Saturday morning.
of around have been forecast, and there is the possibility that
these could reach 50-60mph along coasts, which is a reduction from
the 80mph gusts that were being predicted earlier this week.
Met Office says the winds could damage trees, buildings and cause
are expected to affect some southern parts of England. The most
likely scenario is for inland locations to see a relatively short
period of 40-50mph gusts."
coastal areas will see a longer period of 50-60mph gusts with isolated
gusts to 70mph."
travel disruption is possible as well as some trees being brought
down. Some heavy rain may also bring surface water issues."