Conditions Dorset set to worsen

Emergency Services are making plans for a bout of severe weather expected to hit Dorset at 4pm this afternoon.

The worst of the weather, which is coming from the west, will bring very high winds and localised flooding and will last until after 9pm this evening, calming down further by midnight.

Emergency services are prepared for the weather with ambulance crews, fire and rescue crews and police on standby to deal with potential victims.

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