PROPERTIES in Cowes and East Cowes could be at risk of flooding tonight (Thursday), the Environment Agency has warned.
It said that coastal areas could be affected, as well as tidal areas of Newport.
The Isle of Wight Council said on its Facebook page that properties close to the Floating Bridge could be affected and steps should be taken to protect homes.
Island Roads said sandbags were available from:
•The junction of Westhill Road and Easthill Road, Ryde
•The junction of Quay Street and Sea Street, Newport
•On the wall of County Hall car park, Newport
•Medina Road, Cowes (adjacent to the Floating Bridge)
•Well Road, East Cowes
•Simeon Rec, Ryde
•St Mary's car park, Cowes
High tide is expected to be in the early hours of tomorrow (Friday).