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Portsmouth hospital declares major incident after adverse weather conditions causes major flooding

Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth have declared a major incident after adverse weather conditions causes severe disruption to outpatient appointments.

 

It comes after Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service received a call shortly after 7.20 am 7 January after internal flooding at the hospital.

 

Portsmouth Hospitals tweeted 

 

As a result of a significant water leak affecting large parts of the Queen Alexandra Hospital site, we have declared a major incident.

 

All outpatients appointments scheduled for this morning (Friday 7 January 2022) have been cancelled.

 

The extent of damage to the hospital is currently unknown after todays excessive rain fall updates to follow.