The Environment Agency (EA) has issued an updated flood alert for the Isle of Wight's coast.

High tides have led to overnight flooding in a number of areas, with Cowes and East Cowes the worst affected.

This morning (Tuesday), a clean-up operation is underway on Cowes High Street and business owners are working to repair last night's damage.

From midday, the EA is again warning of higher than normal tides but says there it will cause 'very minor impact flooding'.

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The total forecast tide is 4.83 metres at Cowes.

For one hour either side of high water, very minor impact flooding will affect some sea front roads, esplanades and car parks across the Island, a spokesperson said.

Water is expected to be high up slipways in Cowes, affecting Medina Road and the floating bridge.

In East Cowes, sea water forced up through drains may cause very minor impacts to the road at Albany Road, the EA said.

An EA spokesperson said: "After this tide‚ the weather becomes more settled‚ so levels will reduce and no further impacts are expected.

"We continue to monitor the forecast. At Medina Road, near the Floating Bridge, the tide may rise to be only 0.1m below the top of front door steps.

"As a precautionary measure, and if you have it, we recommend that flood protection is installed at Medina Road 1 hour before high tide."