Hampshire weather: Will there be thunderstorms in Portsmouth, Gosport, Havant, Fareham, Waterlooville this week? Here's what the latest forecast says

THUNDERSTORMS are being forecast for large parts of the country in the coming days.

Wednesday, 8th September 2021, 10:42 am

It comes after a ‘mini-heatwave’ saw temperatures reach the high 20s at the start of this week.

However yellow weather warnings have now been issued for large parts of the country.

The Met Office warns: ‘Heavy showers and thunderstorms on Thursday have the potential to bring surface water flooding in a few places, and disruption to travel.’

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Warnings come into force at 10am tomorrow and remain in place until 8pm.

The yellow weather alerts have been issued for much of northern England as well as the midlands, however warnings have not been issued for Hampshire as of yet.

But will we see thunder in the Portsmouth area?

Here’s what the latest forecast says:


Rain showers have been forecast on Thursday, but no thunder.


Light showers are forecast on Thursday in Gosport, but no thunder.


There will be light rain on Thursday morning in Fareham, but thunder is not being forecast.


Overcast conditions are being forecast on Thursday in Havant. No thunder is forecast.


The Met Office is forecasting overcast conditions on Thursday in Waterlooville. Thunder is not forecast.

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