Heavy rain and winds to hit the Channel Islands

Islanders are being warned to expect gale force 9 winds and heavy rain tonight (20 October) as Storm Aurore makes its way across the English Channel.

The storm will bring heavy downpours to all the islands this afternoon and winds of up to 51mph this evening.

Jersey Met has issued an orange wind warning.

Damage to trees is possible and boat owners should check their moorings are secure, with gusts of around 60mph expected close to midnight.

In addition, islanders should ensure that any loose garden furniture is firmly secured.

Guernsey Met have issued tide warnings for tonight and tomorrow morning's high tide.

Guernsey Met warning ahead of the stormy weather predicted for the Channel Islands overnight on Wednesday (20 October). Credit: Guernsey Met

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