Portsmouth weather: More strong winds forecast for next week

A fresh weather warning has been issued for Portsmouth and Hampshire next week – as more strong winds are forecast.

Saturday, 22nd August 2020, 12:05 pm
Updated Saturday, 22nd August 2020, 12:09 pm

The Met Office says that Tuesday and Wednesday are likely to see strong winds and gales, which will be fierce enough to disrupt transport.

A statement says: ‘A spell of strong winds is likely to develop across the southwest of England and Wales on Tuesday morning, before spreading east across other parts of England and Wales overnight, clearing into the North Sea on Wednesday afternoon.

‘Gusts of wind are likely to exceed 50mph for quite a few places, with exposed coasts and hills seeing gusts in excess of 60mph. Whilst not exceptional, winds this strong are unusual for August, with possible transport disruption and impacts on outdoor activities.’

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