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WARNING ISSUED FOR STORMY OVERNIGHT WEATHER

weatherwarning161014Islanders are being warned about the potential for heavy rain and thunder across the Isle of Wight tonight and into tomorrow morning (Friday).

The thundery downpours will start to clear eastwards as the early hours approach, with the East Wight set to once again get the worst of the weather with the thunder and rain becoming restricted to the area by 01:00 with the majority of the stormy weather clearing by 04:00.

Up to 25mm of rain could fall in less than an hour tonight with 30-40mm falling in 3 hours or less in places. Flooding is likely with surface water causing a potential hazard for motorists.

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