Expect a wet and windy weekend say Met Office

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If you were planning to go out walking at the weekend, stay away from cliff edges and make sure you're dressed for the weather. It's going to be particularly wet and windy

Friday, 30th October, 2020 11:58am

By Sally Perry

Met Office issue weather warning for the Isle of Wight

autumn leaves in rain puddle by Hannah Domsic

Put your laundry on the washing line today because according to the Met Office it's going to get very wet tomorrow

Tuesday, 20th October, 2020 11:37am

By Sally Perry with one comment

A month’s worth of rain in last three days on the Isle of Wight: Flood alert update

rain on the window

In the last three days, a month’s rain (80mm) has been recorded at Wroxall. The Environment Agency issue an update to their latest Flood Alert for the Eastern Yar

Sunday, 4th October, 2020 11:43am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Flood Alert issued by the Environment Agency

flood alert maps on Sat 3 October eastern yar

Residents along certain sections of the Eastern Yar are advised to make sure that pumps used to protect their properties are in working order

Saturday, 3rd October, 2020 9:37am

By Sally Perry

Wet weekend on the Isle of Wight say Met Office

toy doll in raincoat at window with rain outside

Once Storm Alex has passed, we can expect a weekend of very wet weather say the Met Office with this latest weather warning

Thursday, 1st October, 2020 4:52pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Heavy rain and strong winds for the Isle of Wight predicted by Met Office

stormy sea

The Met Office say some coastal regions could experience gusts of 60-65mph later this week which could affect cross-Solent travel

Wednesday, 30th September, 2020 11:36am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight calm after the Storm (Francis): 80mph wind gusts recorded at The Needles

calm water on a beach

Some Islanders were left without power and cross-Solent travel was disrupted as Storm Francis battered his way across the Isle of Wight on Tuesday

Wednesday, 26th August, 2020 8:07am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight strong wind weather warning

windy dog

The strong winds are expected to cause disruption to cross-Solent travel and coastal routes. Details within

Sunday, 23rd August, 2020 3:23pm

By Sally Perry

Wind gusts of up to 60mph on the Isle of Wight expected all day

woman standing by the seawith hair blowing in the strong wind

Expect the strong winds to affect travel today, with winds gusts of up to 60mph forecasted for coastal areas

Friday, 21st August, 2020 8:58am

By Sally Perry

Flood alert issued for the Isle of Wight for Friday’s high tide

Storm Brian by Malc Attrill

The Environment Agency recommend planning routes to avoid driving or walking at the exposed sea front during the high tide period

Thursday, 20th August, 2020 5:54pm

By Sally Perry

Weather warning for severe thunderstorms on the Isle of Wight extended


The threat of severe thunderstorms are still hanging over the Isle of Wight, despite not seeing any for the last three days. The warning has now been extended. Details within

Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 1:11pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Severe Isle of Wight thunderstorm weather warning extended to four days

Light show at Flowersbrook by Mike Wilson

Rainfall totals of 30-40 mm could fall in an hour, say the Met Office, as they extend the severe thunderstorm weather warning for next week

Sunday, 9th August, 2020 1:07pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments