A silver, orb-shaped UFO was spotted in the skies above Burnham-On-Sea at the weekend, it has emerged.

The unexplained object was seen by a visitor on Saturday afternoon (May 22nd) at 1.55pm when it travelled “very fast from east to west across the Bristol Channel” past Burnham.

“It definitely was not a plane as I saw several planes heading into Bristol Airport, but it was flying at about the same height,” the eyewitness, Rachel, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.

“It was very sunny and was difficult to see the object even with sunglasses. It stayed on the same course, and eventually flew out over the Bristol Channel and disappeared from my sight.”

Details of the sighting have been posted on several online UFO enthusiast websites, including here on UK UFO Sightings, where it is generating interest.

The UFO website also reports that a second UFO was also spotted over nearby East Huntspill last Friday night, when a “silver round object with a green light” hovered over the village.

Last year, Burnham-On-Sea.com reported here how another mystery object had been spotted over nearby Brean.

Did you see the UFO in the skies above Burnham-On-Sea last Saturday or know what the object was? Get in touch here.