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

Severe thunderstorms on the Isle of Wight next week say Met Office

Lightning at the lighthouse

The Met Office advise the public to expect floodwater, lightning strikes and large hail next week during the severe thunderstorms. Details within

Friday, 7th August, 2020 12:04pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Weather warning for heavy rain forecast for the Isle of Wight this week

umbrella canopy above street

Don't forget your umbrella, as a weather warning for heavy rain is forecast for later in the week

Tuesday, 16th June, 2020 12:57pm

By Sally Perry

Environment Agency update Isle of Wight flood alert

Water splashing against the revetment

The Environment Agency have updated their flood alert for the Isle of Wight coast

Wednesday, 11th March, 2020 4:30pm

By Sally Perry

Localised flooding closes more Isle of Wight roads (update 2)

Flooding on Isle of Wight roads by Jamie Russell of IW Met Service

The emergency closures are due to flooding and the diversions will be signposted locally

Friday, 6th March, 2020 8:27am

By Sally Perry

Flood alert issued for parts of the River Medina

map of flood alerts 5 march 2020

The Environment Agency say that out of bank flooding may be affecting land, gardens and roads. Details within

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 4:00pm

By Sally Perry

Environment Agency issue two flood alerts for the Isle of Wight as water levels rise

flood alert sign

The Environment Agency have warned residents to Be Prepared as water levels continue to rise

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 1:16pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Weather warning for heavy rain: Expect delays on the roads

person with umbrella in the rain through a window

In case you hadn't noticed it's pretty wet out there today (Thursday). Watch out for surface water on the roads

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 8:57am

By Sally Perry

Squally wind and rain similar to last week’s tornado forecast for today

umbrella and person in the wind by emotional dischord

Isle of Wight Met Service have forecast a squall line for later today, similar to the one experienced in Cowes that was thought to be a tornado

Thursday, 20th February, 2020 8:17am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Flood alert: Immediate action required for residences in Horringford, Langbridge and Alverstone


An update to yesterday's flood alert, with immediate action required for those at Horringford, Langbridge and Alverstone on the Eastern Yar

Monday, 17th February, 2020 11:59am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Met Service issue localised weather warnings

Weather front

A spell of wet and windy weather is expected over the weekend with fairly large rainfall totals in some areas say IW Met Service

Thursday, 13th February, 2020 6:42pm

By Sally Perry