High winds to bring risk of flying debris and large waves in Portsmouth this weekend

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Storm Bronagh has left after blowing through Portsmouth and the surrounding area over night – but the weather is not set to improve this weekend. 

A second yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office for the city between 9am and 11.59pm on Sunday (September 23). 

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

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

What does the alert say? 

The warning on the Met Office's website reads: ‘During Sunday there is the potential for a spell of strong winds and a swathe of persistent heavy rain to affect southern Britain.

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‘The exact timing and intensity of the associated weather system still remains uncertain, but there is potential for strong winds to develop across the west early on Sunday, strengthening further as the system tracks eastwards.

High winds will hit Portsmouth again this weekend. Picture: Lou Louis

High winds will hit Portsmouth again this weekend. Picture: Lou Louis

‘Should these occur parts of East Anglia and South East England might also suffer some coastal impacts from large waves, particularly at times of high tide. Winds should ease from the west later on Sunday.' 

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Here’s the full weekend forecast: 

Portsmouth

Saturday – Heavy rain – 14C

Sunday – Heavy rain – 15C

Monday – Sunny – 15C

Fareham

Saturday – Heavy rain – 13C

Sunday – Heavy rain – 15C

Monday – Sunny – 15C

Gosport

Saturday – Heavy rain – 14C

Sunday – Heavy rain – 15C

Monday – Sunny – 15C

Havant

Saturday – Heavy rain – 13C

Sunday – Heavy rain – 15C

Monday – Sunny – 15C

Waterlooville

Saturday – Heavy rain – 13C

Sunday – Heavy rain – 14C

Monday – Sunny – 14C

Hayling Island

Saturday – Heavy rain – 14C

Sunday – Heavy rain – 15C

Monday – Sunny – 15C