Environment Agency issue flood alert for the Isle of Wight


There'll be Force 6 wind strength later today say the Environment Agency and larger waves may lead to spray overtopping of defences across the Island for 30 minutes either side of high water.

Friday, 12th October, 2018 8:25am

By Sally Perry

Very strong winds for the Isle of Wight, say Met Office

This wind vane warns you how windy it can get in parts of the Isle of Wight.

Expect delays to cross-Solent travel as very strong winds also bring "slight chance of some damage to buildings".

Wednesday, 19th September, 2018 10:44am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Met Office issue Level 3 Amber heatwave warning for the Isle of Wight

melted ice cream by infomatique

The Met Office say there is a 90% probability of heatwave conditions between Monday and Friday this week in parts of England, the Isle of Wight included.

Monday, 23rd July, 2018 12:36pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Watch out for thundery downpours this week


Probably best to not hang your washing out later this week before you go to work as the Met Office are predicting thundery downpours.

Wednesday, 18th July, 2018 11:42am

By Sally Perry

Met Office warning for thunderstorms, rain, hail and lightning

lightning over culver downs by Tim Wells

The Met Office have issued a Yellow severe weather warning for thunderstorms today (Sunday).

Sunday, 1st July, 2018 10:45am

By Sally Perry

More thunderstorms forecast for the Isle of Wight

lightning over culver downs by Tim Wells

More thunderstorms, lightning and flooding possible for the Isle of Wight later this week say Met Office.

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018 10:40am

By Sally Perry

Weather warning for heavy rain on the Isle of Wight

Heavy rain :

The Met Office have issued a 'Be Aware' weather warning for heavy rain and some risk of flooding on the Isle of Wight from Sunday night and all day Monday.

Saturday, 28th April, 2018 5:45pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Check out these brilliant Isle of Wight lightning photos and videos


Check out these stunning photos from Jamie Russell of last night's lightning shows, along with a selection of video of photos highlights from social media.

Sunday, 22nd April, 2018 9:51am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Met Office issue warning for heavy rain and possible flooding


The Met Office say heavy rain this afternoon and evening and to expect spray and flooding on roads, and some interruption to power supplies and other services possible.

Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 9:56am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Flood and weather warnings for the Isle of Wight

flood alert easter monday

March has been much wetter than average and more than half a month’s rain has fallen in the last four days and water levels in the Eastern Yar are high and continue to rise.

Monday, 2nd April, 2018 10:25am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

LIVE Isle of Wight snow, schools, travel updates and more: 19th March 2018

Snow on the Isle of Wight

Bringing you the latest news for Monday’s Isle of Wight info on school closures, roads and cross-Solent travel during the bad weather.

Monday, 19th March, 2018 6:14am

By Simon Perry with one comment

BBC listen to Islanders and change weather map to re-reveal Isle of Wight

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The BBC listened! After the BBC redid their TV weather map, the Isle of Wight was covered up by the 'Plymouth' label. OnTheWight got in touch with the BBC (as did Twitter users) to plead for the Island's return. It's worked.

Sunday, 18th March, 2018 8:19pm

By Simon Perry