Storm Ciara: Full forecast for this evening in Portsmouth as storm batters city with gale force winds
STORM Ciara has arrived in Portsmouth and is set to bring gale force winds.
The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for across our area.
This alert is in place from 8am until 9pm and residents are advised to expect very strong winds today and travel disruption.
Hovertravel and Wightlink have already cancelled services between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight this morning.
Here is the hour-by-hour forecast for city for the rest of the day:
6pm – Heavy rain – wind gusts of 56mph – 12C
7pm – Light rain – wind gusts of 51mph – 11C
8pm – Heavy rain – wind gusts of 50mph – 10C
9pm – Heavy showers – wind gusts of 45mph – 9C
10pm – Heavy showers – wind gusts of 42mph – 9C
11pm – Heavy rain – wind gusts of 46mph – 9C
Follow all the updates throughout the day in our live blog here.