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FLOOD ALERT ISSUED FOR ISLAND’S COASTLINE

floodalertcoast071014A flood alert has been issued for the Island’s coastline this morning.

At high tide the water level is expected to reach nearly 2.0m and with a forecast wind strength of Force 6, water levels will be high around slipways and some minor flooding into low lying roads close to the coast is possible.

Given the current forecast, property flooding from the tide is not expected, however Island Roads have placed sandbags at Cross Street Car Park, Cowes; Simeon Recreation Ground, Ryde; Well Road, East Cowes and Bridge Road, Yarmouth.

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For more information call Floodline on 0845 988 1188.

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