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, 8:18 am
Updated Sunday, 7th February 2016, 9:24 am

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

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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.