WITH Storm Barra set to hit the Isle of Wight coastline, Hovertravel services have been cancelled.

Yellow weather warnings for severe gales, squally wind gusts and heavy rain have all been issued by the Isle of Wight Met Service.

Storm Barra will bring very windy conditions and severe coastal gales, and strong winds are expected to continue into tomorrow.

A flood alert for the Isle of Wight coastline also goes live at 1pm.

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Hovertravel says cancellations today (Tuesday) are due to adverse weather.

An update is expected at 11.30am.

The cross-Solent operator says tickets will be accepted on Wightlink's Fastcat service.

UPDATE, 11.30am: 

Services are still off due to the weather. Another update is set to be given at 1.30pm.