WEATHER WARNING: Met Office says gusts of up to 60mph are possible today

A yellow warning for wind has been issued by the Met Office.
A yellow warning for wind has been issued by the Met Office.

A yellow weather warning for wind is now in force across the East Midlands until 10pm today (Tuesday, June 6).

Strong to gale force west to northwesterly winds will affect many areas today.

Gusts of 40 to 50 mph are likely with isolated gusts close to 60 mph possible over coasts, hills and locally inland where heavy showers occur.

Expect some localised transport disruption with some trees perhaps uprooted.

Large waves and spray will affect some coasts.