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HEAVY RAIN LASHES THE SOUTH COASTThe Environment Agency has this evening (Saturday) issued a flood alert for the Island’s coastal areas.

Wave heights are likely to be 3 -4 m but there is a possibility of seeing 4 to 5m wave heights later tonight. This may lead to spray overtopping at Cowes and Yarmouth.

Island Roads have placed sandbags at River Road car park in Yarmouth and Cross Street car park in Cowes. You can also To request sandbags by phoning Island Roads on 01983 822440.

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