Strong Winds Cause Travel Disruption On South Coast

29 December 2017, 05:08 | Updated: 30 December 2017, 08:10

Bournemouth high tide

Travel plans have been disrupted across the south coast this morning after strong winds and heavy rain within minutes of each other.


Engineers are working to restore power after strong winds brought down power lines across Hampshire and Dorest this morning


The New Forest is one of the worst affected areas

With trees blocking roads around Lymington & New Milton areas.

Near Southampton The A326 Marchwood By-Pass is also blocked both ways

A train hit a treee near Swanwick.

A plane that took off from Guernsey was caught up in a thunderstorm over the Isle of wight this morning and had to turn back


The weather is also disrupting some sailings

Condor Liberation ferries are suspended between Poole and the Channel Islands today and tomorrow and Hover travel is currently suspended between Ryde and southsea

Gusts of up to 50 miles an hour have been recorded.

Heavy flooding on today between and . Drivers warned to drive carefully



A new weather warning is now in place for more heavy rain over Hampshire this weekend

It's in place from 6 oclock on Saturday night until Sunday morning.