By Dale Western on 07 May 2013

Tue, 07 May 2013 11:29AM

Pa Image N0329161323337194700a 300X168A severe weather warning has been issued for very strong winds across much of southern England, including the Isle of Wight, for Thursday.

The Met Office has issued the yellow warning, saying that very strong south westerly winds for the time of year could see gusts of 50 mph and up to 60mph along the coasts.

The weather forecaster said the public should be aware that some disruption to transport is possible along with possible damage to trees.

The warning is valid between 9am and 9pm on Thursday.

Columbus Direct customers who have purchased their policies after 7 May 2013, 11:29 GMT will not be covered under the policy for Travel Delay, Abandonment, or Missed Departure as a direct or indirect result of the bad weather.

Please note that the airlines should make themselves responsible for offering clients alternate flights / compensation for additional accommodation and so these elements would not be covered under the policy.

Please contact customer services if you have any queries.

Tel: 0845 888 8893

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