A354 Westwey Road both ways blocked due to accident at North Quay / Newstead Road (Harbour Roundabout). The accident happened near to the fire station. The air ambulance is on scene
Road users along the south coast and the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at the Dartford Thurrock River Crossing are being advised to check the weather forecast and road conditions before they travel today.
The Met Office has issued an amber alert that strong winds are expected with gusts up to 40-50mph.
The Highways Agency is working closely with the Met Office to monitor weather conditions and maintain safe roads and reliable journeys.Drivers are advised to plan their journeys before they set out, checking the forecast and traffic conditions.
Service suspended on South West Trains between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier due to fallen tree on the line. Trains currently unable to run, and replacement road transport has been ordered to run.
The Red Jet Ferry service between Southampton and West Cowes has been suspended due to the adverse weather conditions.
The company says it is hopeful that crossings will resume from 11:45 am .
Delays of up to 45 minutes on Chiltern Railway between High Wycombe and Marylebone due to obstruction on the line at Gerrards Cross. There is no current estimate for when a normal service will resume.
The wind strength in the Channel has increased to gale force 8. All services with P&O Ferries and DFDS/LD Lines to Calais and DFDS Seaways to Dunkerque are currently running but with delays.
Passengers are advised to contact their shipping operator for any further information and updates.
Southeastern Trains is reporting signalling problems between Dartford and Greenhithe for Bluewater, all lines are affected.
Services for these stations may be cancelled, delayed up to 30 minutes or revised at short notice. Rail replacement buses are on their way to Gravesend and Dartford stations.
London buses will accept Southeastern ticket holders on routes from Dartford to Lewisham. Southeastern high speed services between St Pancras and Faversham will call additionally at Higham and Strood where possible in both directions, non high speed Southeastern tickets will be accepted.
Following an obstruction on the line earlier between Deal and Dover Priory all lines are now open. Train services running through these stations are returning to normal but some services may still be delayed by up to 10 minutes at short notice. Disruption is expected until 8.30am.
Our producer Jonathan Marland took this footage of the Lymington ferries stuck in port due to the bad weather. Wightlink says the service is operating on a case by case basis.