FLOOD ALERT: High winds and heavy rain forecast

Flood warning
Flood warning

HIGH winds and heavy rain are forecast for tonight (January 14).

The Environment Agency is likely to issue flood alerts today as a precautionary measure for Medmerry,

Further flood warnings are likely to be issued tomorrow for Westbourne and Bersted.

The Met Office is predicting winds of up to 65mph inland and up to 75mph on the coast, with rainfall of up to 40mm.

The worst of the weather is expected between 2am and 5am tomorrow morning (January 15).

Homeowners are encouraged to secure any garden furniture.

Any impact on West Sussex schools will be publicised on West Sussex County Council’s website at www.westsussex.gov.uk tomorrow morning.