Met Office issues warning for high winds and rain in Portsmouth area

Windy scenes along Southsea seafront in January last year. 'Picture: Chris Bond
Windy scenes along Southsea seafront in January last year. 'Picture: Chris Bond
The incident happened in Lawrence Road in the early hours of this morning. Picture: Google Maps

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A YELLOW weather warning was issued last night.

The Met Office is warning of possible sleet and hail as well as wind and rain from until midday today and further heavy rain tomorrow. Portsmouth and surrounding areas are expected to miss the worst of the bad weather but could still get strong winds and rain.

Following the warning, Hampshire County Council had its highways teams at the ready to keep the roads clear. Extra highway crews were on standby.

For more information on the forecast visit metoffice.gov.uk.