Flooding is causing delays on the Island’s roads this morning (Friday).

Fairlee Road in Newport is experiencing hold-ups due to excessive flooding.

Meanwhile, Newport’s Blackwater Road is also seeing delays opposite Newclose Cricket Ground.

We are also hearing reports of large amounts of water on Smallbrook Lane near Ryde.

There are gusts of up to 35 mph in Newport and the rains expected to last until around 3 o’clock.