buying in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge clears
buying left Tesco, Lidl and Asda stores in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
with empty shelves of some essentials on Thursday.
milk and soup was being bought in large quantities by residents
stocking up ahead of severe weather arriving.
photos show the bread shelves at the three stores at 2.30pm in the
run-up to the spell of snow arriving.
Shute at Burnham's Tesco store told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
have seen panic buying today - it's been like the day before Christmas
updates on snowfall in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
of our bread was gone mid-morning, and milk has been snapped up
too. We are now low on UHT long-life milk."
for Asda in Highbridge added: "It's been a very day here because
of the snow, much like a whole day's Saturday trade in a few hours.
Our packeted bread has gone, and our in-store bakery is trying to
keep up with demand."
shelves in Burnham-On-Sea were almost empty of bread
was a similar scene at Burnham's Lidl store, which shut its doors