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Dorset storms: Severe flood warning for Christchurch Harbour and chaos on roads and trains

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Summary

  • Gusts of 70mph are likely on Friday night and into Saturday morning with isolated gusts of 80mph gusts possible along most exposed parts of the south coast.
  • Severe flood warning issued for Christchurch Harbour
  • Traffic chaos on Upton Bypass due to Bakers Arms flooding
  • No replacement transport on railway between Bournemouth and Brockenhurst
  • An amber warning for wind is valid until 10am on Saturday and the yellow warning for rain is valid until 8pm on Saturday
  • Wessex Way was closed earlier due to a "dangerous" lamp post
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