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Stormy weather at Brighton Marina. Photo: Julie Boylett

Well as promised there have been some very strong winds today.

Here are the top five gusts from across the region.

Boscombe Down in Wiltshire 62 mph

Langdon Bay in Kent 63 mph

The Isle of Portland in Dorset 68 mph

In Hampshire in the Solent 69 mph

But the strongest of all was at on the Isle of Wight at The Needles where a gust of 96 mph was recorded this afternoon.

And brace yourself for another stormy day on Friday when the next low pressure system arrives.

Friday 14th February. Credit: Met Office

Thankfully things do quieten down a bit for the weekend but the plan is for things to stay unsettled but not so severe for the rest of the month.

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