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Yellow Weather Warning Issued For Isle Of Wight

A Yellow Weather Warning for heavy rain has been issued for the Island today (Friday).

The warning will be in place from 3pm today (Saturday) until 6pm on Sunday February 18.

Spells of rain, some heavy, will push east across most areas through Saturday and Sunday. Some disruption is likely.

An area of persistent and occasionally heavy rain is expected to move from west to east across the warning area during Saturday and Sunday, falling on already saturated ground.

Rain will clear western areas early Sunday, whilst rate of clearance from east and southeast England is open to some uncertainty, but all areas should become dry by evening.

What to Expect

  • Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
  • Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer
  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely
  • Some interruption to power supplies and other services likely

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