Following the Met office Amber weather warning of heavy rain during Wednesday evening and well into Thursday. The Environment Agency has issued Flood Warning status updated.
Flood Alert Update Issued: Flood Warning no longer in force for Gurnard Luck and the Coast.
Flood status last changed at 08:48 on 16 Dec 2012..
With both freezing temperatures and rain forecast in the next 24 hours, the Isle of Wight Council is urging all for motorists to take extra care on the roads today and tomorrow.
?Isle of Wight council gritters will be out salting the roads from 7pm tonight. Met Office advise: A frontal band of cloud and wintry precipitation is slowly drifting southwards with cold air following from the north, leading to a risk of ice.
The Met Office and Environment Agency are warning the public to be prepared for localised flooding (Eastern Yar), rain and strong winds over the weekend.
The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for the following rivers on the Isle of Wight. The Isle of Wight Council also warn of potential problems via Social Media.
With sub-zero temperatures possible, a gritting run will be undertaken on the usual routes – the first of the year.
Although there is light fog in the Solent today, Tuesday 23rd October Red Funnel Ferries report all services are operational.