area braced for 70mph winds today, warns Met Office
in the Burnham-On-Sea area have been warned to be braced for strong
winds gusting up to 70mph during today (Sunday).
Met Office has issued a yellow warning for high winds as a storm
sweeps in across the area.
warns that the highest gusts are expected in Bristol Channel coastal
areas during Sunday morning.
Office spokesman said: "A spell of strong winds is expected
to spread eastwards across the south of the UK. Gusts of 50 mph
are likely quite widely, with 60 mph gusts in places and close to
70 mph at times in the most exposed coastal locations.
highest gusts and strongest winds are expected Bristol Channel coastal
areas during Sunday morning."
winds will also be accompanied by heavy showers, with a chance of
hail and thunder, in parts of south Wales and southwest England."
says that snow is expected to fall further north of our area, but wintry showers are still possible locally during today.