Weather warning issued as winds expected to hit up to 60mph tonight

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Winds of up to 60mph are set to batter parts of North Wales.

A volatile area of low pressure hurtling towards the United Kingdom from the west is causing the brutal gales and downpours.

The Met Office has issued the weather warning for wind which is valid from Wednesday, October 4 at 9pm until Thursday, October 5 at 9am.

The Met Office warned that there could be disruption to transport, a potential for damage to trees, and temporary power cuts.

Heavy rain was also expected overnight over north-west England and North Wales, forecasters said.

A yellow warning is an indication of severe weather that could lead to travel delays and disruption to day-to-day activities.

A WIND warning has been issued across the South West as gusts as strong as 60mph are forecast tonight.

She added: "But lower areas could see 40mph to 50mph winds".

"The normal October average rainfall for the Midlands is 82mm".

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