When thunderstorms are forecast to hit where you live in Portsmouth, Gosport, Fareham, Havant, Waterlooville and Hayling Island

MULTIPLE thunderstorm warnings are in place across the Portsmouth area for much of this week.

The Met Office has issued four yellow weather alerts, with the first one coming into force today.

Thunderstorm warnings have also been issued for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

On its website the Met Office said: ‘Some places are likely to see severe thunderstorms but with significant uncertainty in location and timing.’

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The warnings have been issued for across the country and cover all of Hampshire.

But when are we likely to see thunderstorms in Portsmouth?

Here is what BBC weather forecast says:


Thunderstorms are currently being predicted from 9pm on Wednesday and lasting the rest of the day.

BBC Weather is also forecasting thunderstorms on Thursday, first in the early hours of the morning, and then from 11am until 9pm on August 13.


Forecasters are predicting that thunderstorms will first arrive at 9pm on Wednesday and last overnight into Thursday.

The storms will then start at 11am on Thursday and then last until 9pm.


BBC weather is predicting that thunderstorms will arrive in Fareham at 8pm on Wednesday and last overnight into Thursday.

The thunderstorms will then start again at 11am on Thursday and last until 9pm.


Thunderstorms are being forecast to arrive at 8pm on Wednesday, according to BBC weather.

These will last overnight into the early hours of Thursday.

Thunderstorms are expected to last for most of the day – staying until 9pm.


BBC weather is forecasting that thunderstorms will start at 8pm on Wednesday in Waterlooville.

The storms will last overnight into Thursday and then continue for most of the day until 9pm.

Hayling Island

Thunderstorms will start at 8pm on Wednesday and last the rest of the day, according to BBC weather forecast.

The storms will continue overnight into Thursday and then last for much of the day, sticking around until 9pm.

Temperatures are also expected to continue to remain warm until Thursday across the Portsmouth area.

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