GUSTS of up to 80mph are set to batter Hampshire this weekend.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the south of England for tomorrow (Saturday) with the worst of the impact set to effect Hampshire.

A notice on the Met Office website reads: “The strongest gusts are most likely across coastal southwest England and towards Hampshire/Isle of Wight where isolated gusts of up to 80 mph are possible in a few locations during the morning.”

The warning will be in place from 4am until 6pm and “the chance of some disruption” is expected.

The Met Office website continues: “There is a small chance of injuries and danger to life from flying debris as well as from large waves with beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.

“There is a slight chance of some damage to trees and buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs.

“There is a small chance of longer journey times or cancellations as road, rail, air and ferry services are affected.

“There is a small chance that some roads and bridges could close.

“There is a slight chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage.”