The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for Christchurch Harbour in Dorset. The alert has also been issued for tidal stretches of the Lower Stour and Avon as heavy rain hits parts of Dorset and Hampshire.
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Wednesday afternoon's weather for the east of the region
Wednesday afternoon's weather for the west of the region