The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning today for wind covering England and Wales.
They have said that wind speeds are expected to reach up to 70mph in high ground and coastal areas.
They tweeted: “ It’s a very windy start to the day across England and Wales 🌬️
Gusts of 50-55 mph are possible inland, with 60-70 mph gusts over the hills and on some exposed coasts in the south and west.Latest info 👉 bit.ly/WxWarning Stay #WeatherAware”
The Met Office alerts came into force at 9pm last night (Wednesday 11 March) and are set to last until 3pm today.
Strong winds will affect much of England and Wales on Thursday morning, these strongest in eastern areas at first. Gales will lead to a risk of some disruption in places ⚠️
Most areas will have a mixture of sunshine and showers and it will feel much colder than on Wednesday pic.twitter.com/XzWRwOUoCN
— Met Office (@metoffice) March 10, 2021