WEATHER WARNING: 40-50 mph winds batter Yorkshire and Humber region

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the Yorkshire and Humber region today.

Sunday, 7th February 2016, 08:18 am
Updated Sunday, 7th February 2016, 08:24 am

Southerly winds strengthened this morning with gales developing, which continue to be severe at times along English Channel coasts.

Winds should steadily decrease from the west this evening. Please be aware of possible disruption to travel.

Gusts of 40-50 mph are likely quite widely inland with gusts of around 60-65 mph affecting English Channel coasts at times.