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Dorset on storm alert

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    Dorset is on storm alert with more heavy rain and high winds forecast throughout the weekend.
  • Gale force 10 winds could be experienced at times.
  • Coastguards are warning people to stay away from the coast due to the dangers of waves and debris.
  • Preston Beach Road and Portland Beach Road will be monitored throughout the day and closed if necessary.
  • West Bay Esplanade is closed due to debris, benches and sandbags on the road.
  • The West Stafford Bypass is also closed due to flooding.