TRAVEL AND WEATHER: Strong winds forecast as weather warning comes into force

Gusts of more than 60mph are expected along coastal areas, including Portsmouth, over the next 24 hours.

Wednesday, 22nd November 2017, 8:04 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 6:27 am
A Met Office warning for strong winds is in place in the Portsmouth area today. Picture: Steve Lewis

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind, which will be in place from 9am today until 7am tomorrow morning.

Drivers have been warned of possible travel disruption and to plan ahead when travelling.

Mild temperatures are expected in the Portsmouth area today, with a high of 14C forecast.

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There will be some sunnier spells among the cloud this afternoon, although there is a high chance of rain across the area this evening.


M27 – Normal delays building eastbound between junction 11 (Fareham) and junction 9 (Whiteley).

A3(M) – One lane blocked at Clanfield on the A3 due to a broken down vehicle. 10 minute delays from Waterlooville.

A27 – Road now clearing after earlier accident blocked traffic between Hove and Shoreham.

M275 – No reported delays

A32 Gosport/Fareham – Normal delays northbound.

Trains – No reported delays

Bus services – No reported delays

Hovertravel – No reported delays