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Met Office warns of flooding, damage during Storm Doris

Thu, 23 Feb 2017

The Island's Met Office is warning heavy rain could result in flooding as the Island feels the affects of Storm Doris.

Heavy rain has been falling overnight and is set to continue this morning, while winds reaching severe gale force nine are also forecast.

Meteorologists at Ronaldsway warn the rain, which will be heaviest over higher ground, is likely to result in standing water on many roads, and could lead to minor flooding.

It's also expected the wind, which could reach up to 65mph, may cause minor damage in some areas.

Conditions are expected to start improving by 2pm.

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