Storm Brendan: Southsea and Gosport seafronts closed as stormy weather batters the shoreline

COASTAL roads are being closed as wind speeds reach more than 50mph.

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 2:58 pm
Updated Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 3:43 pm

Due to poor weather conditions, Southsea seafront in Portsmouth and Stokes Bay Road in Gosport have been closed.

According to Hampshire Highways, Stokes Bay Road will be shut for the rest of today, with debris due to be cleared tomorrow morning before the road is re-assessed.

Hampshire County Council has also said Cliff Road in Titchfield will also be closed until at least Wednesday morning because of the stormy weather.

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It comes as Storm Brendan continues to wreck havoc along the south coast, with heavy rain and wind speeds continuing to pick up.

The current weather forecast predicts the poor conditions to continue through tonight and tomorrow morning.

Yellow weather warnings have been issued for wind and rain by the Met Office.

Bad weather at Southsea seafront. Picture: Chris Stevens-Ballard

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Bad weather at Southsea seafront. Picture: Chris Stevens-Ballard