Eleanor leaves trail of damage in Burnham-On-Sea
onshore winds from Storm Eleanor left a trail of damage in Burnham-On-Sea.
yellow marker poles on the towns jetty were damaged by the
force of the sea water, with one twisted in the storm and the other
District Councils spokeswoman Claire Faun told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We also saw several beach warning signs damaged in the storm,
which will be replaced once the weather calms down."
the carcass of a dead cow was also washed up on Berrow beach on
Wednesday, which we removed."
comes after 70mph winds coincided with a high tide, leaving big
waves to crash onto the sea wall, with plumes of spray blowing onto
The Esplanade, as we reported
metal gratings along Burnhams seafront pavement were also
damaged after being forced upwards by the pressure of the sea water,
splitting the tarmac surface around them.
a Hinkley Point marker buoy
washed up on Burnham-On-Sea beach was collected by its owner
on Wednesday afternoon, as below.