Storm Bronagh to batter Portsmouth: Hour by hour forecast as Met Office warn of transport chaos and power cuts

Storm Bronangh is set to bring high winds and heavy rain to Portsmouth over the coming 24 hours.Â

Thursday, 20th September 2018, 10:42 am
Updated Thursday, 20th September 2018, 11:48 am
Storm Bronagh will hit Portsmouth today. Picture: Lou Louis

The storm, which is the second named one of the season after Storm Ali, is set to hit the region later today.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for winds between 6pm today (September 20) and 9am tomorrow (September 21). 

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This is when Storm Bronagh will hit Portsmouth and surrounding areaÂ

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Storm Bronagh will hit Portsmouth today. Picture: Lou Louis

Here is the hour by hour forecast: 


11am '“ Cloudy '“ 19C '“ wind speed: 36mph

Noon '“ Cloudy '“ 19C '“ wind speed: 37mph

High winds will hit Portsmouth later today. Picture: Lou Louis

1pm '“ Cloudy '“ 19C '“ wind speed: 37mph

2pm '“ Cloudy '“ 19C '“ wind speed: 36mph

3pm '“ Cloudy '“ 20C '“ wind speed: 37mph

4pm '“ Cloudy '“ 20C '“ wind speed: 35mph

Two children try to keep dry by shielding themselves from one of the many waves that were crashing against the sea wall in Southsea. Picture: Lou Louis

5pm '“ Cloudy '“ 20C '“ wind speed: 34mph

6pm '“ Sunny intervals '“ 19C '“ wind speed: 35mph

7pm '“ Cloudy '“ 19C '“ wind speed: 36mph

8pm '“ Cloudy '“ 19C '“ wind speed: 37mph

9pm '“ Cloudy '“ 19C '“ wind speed: 37mph

10pm '“ Cloudy '“ 19C '“ wind speed: 40mph

11pm '“ Light rain '“ 19C '“ wind speed: 45mph

Friday, September 21:

Midnight '“ Heavy rain '“ 18C '“ wind speed: 49mph

1am '“ Heavy rain '“ 18C '“ wind speed: 52mph

2am'“ Heavy rain '“ 17C '“ wind speed: 50mph

3am '“ Partly cloudy '“ 16C '“ wind speed: 46mph

4am '“ Cloudy '“ 14C '“ wind speed: 41mph

5am '“ Partly cloudy '“ 13C '“ wind speed: 38mph

6am '“ Clear night '“ 12C '“ wind speed: 36mph

7am '“ Sunny '“ 12C '“ wind speed: 33mph

8am '“ Sunny '“ 12C '“ wind speed: 34mph

9am '“ Sunny '“ 12C '“ wind speed: 36mph

What does the weather warning say

The Met Office warning reads: '˜An area of strong winds is likely to develop across parts of Wales and southwest England during Thursday evening before spreading further eastwards across England.

'˜Most likely is that we will see gusts of 45-50 mph in a few spots inland as well as more widely around exposed coasts.

'˜However, there is a small chance that stronger winds will develop in some areas with 60-65 mph gusts possible, particularly overnight into Friday across eastern England. 

'˜The strong winds will accompanied by short-lived outbreaks of very heavy rain in places.

'˜There is a slight chance of some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs or through falling trees and branches.

'˜This could also bring the chance of injuries and danger to life.'