Storm Barra: Latest updates as yellow weather warning remains in place for second day after flooding in Portsmouth, Fareham, Titchfield, Langstone and Emsworth

A WEATHER warning remains in place after Storm Barra brought flooding to parts of the Portsmouth area.

Wednesday, 8th December 2021, 8:43 am

The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for yesterday and today for the city and the surrounding areas.

A warning for strong winds came into force at midnight and remains in force until 6pm.

Flood warnings were issued by the Environment Agency for across the Portsmouth area yesterday.

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Cyclist riding through the flood around Wallington, Fareham on Tuesday 7th December 2021. Picture: Habibur Rahman

Red ‘flooding is expected’ alerts were in place for Fareham, Langstone and Emsworth.

Yesterday flooding was seen in Wallington in Fareham as well as Titchfield and Langstone.

A video filmed by Tony Groom showed flooding in the beer garden of the Still and West in Bath Square in Old Portsmouth yesterday.

Eastern Road was also flooded during the storm yesterday.

Portsmouth Flooding by Marcin Jedrysiak. Scene from Eastern Road

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Hour-by-hour forecast for Portsmouth

Flooding around Wallington, Fareham on Tuesday 7th December 2021. Picture: Habibur Rahman

How strong will the winds get in Portsmouth?

Here is the latest forecast for the city by the Met Office:

10am - sunny - 8C - gusts of 35mph

11am - sunny - 8C - gusts of 34mph

Noon - sunny - 8C - gusts of 32mph

1pm - sunny intervals - 8C - gusts of 29mph

2pm - sunny intervals - 8C - gusts of 29mph

3pm - sunny intervals - 7C - gusts of 28mph

4pm - partly cloudy - 7C - gusts of 27mph

5pm - clear - 7C - gusts of 26mph

6pm - clear - 6C - gusts of 30mph

Latest from the Met Office

What does the weather warning say?

A yellow weather warning remains in place until 6pm.

On the Met Office website it says: ‘Strong winds continuing to cause potential disruption to travel.

‘Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely.

‘Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer.

‘Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely.

‘Some short term loss of power and other services is possible.

‘It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities will be affected by spray and/or large waves.’

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Portsmouth Flooding by Marcin Jedrysiak. Scene from Eastern Road
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