Forecasters at IW Met Service have issued a yellow weather warning for the Isle of Wight with multiple spells of stormy weather developing over the next few days.
The first of the bad weather will arrive late afternoon or early evening on Monday. Southwesterly wind gusts of up to 65mph are likely for a time, although the Island may well see a squall line developing. Along the squall line will be spells of extremely heavy rain with the risk of hail and some very strong wind gusts in excess of 70mph.
Tuesday evening and overnight will likely see another spell of severe winds, perhaps slightly more sustained than on Monday night. Southwesterly winds will gust in excess of 60mph with exposed coasts and hills perhaps seeing 70mph at times.
Thursday may well be another unsettled day with very strong winds looking likely.
IW Met Service’s yellow weather warning for strong winds is valid from 14:00 on Monday (13th January) until 03:00 on Wednesday 15th January.