Portsmouth weather: Will heavy rain continue? Here's what latest forecast says

It has been a stormy start to the week as autumn officially begins.

Wednesday, 25th September 2019, 1:50 pm
Rain is expected throughout much of this week. Picture: Malcolm Wells (124157-5014)

Portsmouth has experienced heavy rain over the last couple of days, with the conditions causing travel chaos for commuters on Tuesday. 

Summer came to an end over the weekend as the astronomical autumn began on Saturday – this is defined by the Earth's axis and orbit around the sun.

Met Office issued storm warnings for heavy rain across the Portsmouth area for earlier in the week. But will the rainy weather continue? 

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Rain is expected throughout much of this week. Picture: Malcolm Wells (124157-5014)

Here’s what the latest forecast says: 

Portsmouth 

Wednesday – overcast, with chance of sunny spells in the evening - highs of 18C and lows of 16C 

Thursday – Heavy rain predicted for the morning and during rush hour, but will become sunnier by lunchtime – highs of 19C and lows of 15C

Friday – Partly cloudy changing to light showers by late morning – highs of 17C and lows of 15C 

Saturday – Partly cloudy changing to sunny intervals by late morning – highs of 17C and lows of 15C 

Sunday – heavy rain changing to cloudy by early evening – highs of 18C and lows of 12C

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Gosport 

Wednesday – overcast, with chance of sunny spells in the evening - highs of 18C and lows of 16C 

Thursday – Heavy rain predicted for the morning and during rush hour, but will become sunnier by lunchtime – highs of 18C and lows of 15C

Friday – Partly cloudy changing to light showers by late morning – highs of 17C and lows of 15C 

Saturday – Partly cloudy changing to sunny intervals by late morning – highs of 17C and lows of 15C 

Sunday – heavy rain changing to cloudy by early evening – highs of 18C and lows of 13C

Fareham 

Wednesday – overcast, with chance of sunny spells in the evening - highs of 18C and lows of 16C 

Thursday – Heavy rain predicted for the morning and during rush hour, but will become sunnier by lunchtime – highs of 18C and lows of 15C

Friday – Partly cloudy changing to light showers by late morning – highs of 17C and lows of 15C 

Saturday – Partly cloudy changing to sunny intervals by late morning – highs of 17C and lows of 15C 

Sunday – heavy rain changing to cloudy by early evening – highs of 18C and lows of 12C

Havant 

Wednesday – overcast, with chance of sunny spells in the evening - highs of 18C and lows of 16C 

Thursday – Heavy rain predicted for the morning and during rush hour, but will become sunnier by lunchtime – highs of 19C and lows of 15C

Friday – Partly cloudy changing to light showers by late morning – highs of 17C and lows of 15C 

Saturday – Partly cloudy changing to sunny intervals by late morning – highs of 17C and lows of 15C 

Sunday – heavy rain changing to cloudy by early evening – highs of 18C and lows of 12C

Waterlooville 

Wednesday – cloudy changing to light rain in the afternoon - highs of 18C and lows of 15C 

Thursday – Heavy rain predicted for the morning and during rush hour, but will become sunnier by lunchtime – highs of 18C and lows of 14C

Friday – Partly cloudy changing to light showers by late morning – highs of 16C and lows of 13C 

Saturday – Partly cloudy changing to sunny intervals by late morning – highs of 17C and lows of 14C 

Sunday – heavy rain changing to cloudy by early evening – highs of 18C and lows of 11C

Hayling Island 

Wednesday – Cloudy with chance of sunny spells in the evening - highs of 18C and lows of 16C 

Thursday – Heavy rain predicted for the morning and during rush hour, but will become sunnier by lunchtime – highs of 18C and lows of 15C

Friday – Partly cloudy changing to light showers by late morning – highs of 17C and lows of 15C 

Saturday – Partly cloudy changing to sunny intervals by late morning – highs of 17C and lows of 15C 

Sunday – heavy rain changing to cloudy by early evening – highs of 18C and lows of 13C

So it is looking like the unsettled weather will continue throughout the rest of this week.