Office warns of gales and rain in Burnham-On-Sea area today
spell of heavy rain and strong winds could lead to difficult travel
conditions in the Burnham-On-Sea area today (Friday), as the summer
holiday season starts for some.
water and spray may make journeys longer, and could lead to some
surface water flooding and damage to trees, says the Met Office
as it issues a yellow warning.
added: "Winds will increase to bring gusts of around 40 mph
inland and 50 mph on coasts for a period of a couple of hours as
a squally band of rain approaches."
gusts could be 10 mph or so stronger, especially on headlands. After
a brief spell of intense rain, winds will decrease. Around 10-20
mm of rain will fall in a short time."