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Met Office warnings: NEW alerts as Britain to be battered by wind THIS WEEK

Bad weather is continuing in the wake of Storm Dennis, with rain warnings in place across four days. Now the Met Office has also issued a yellow wind warning for the North of England on Friday.

The wind warning is for North East England, SW Scotland, Lothian Borders and Yorkshire and Humber.

Coming into effect at 8am on Friday, the Met Office warn strong winds could bring travel disruption until 8pm the same day.

The warning states: “Strong and gusty west to southwesterly winds are expected across northeast England and parts of southeast Scotland during Friday with gusts of 55-65 mph in places.”

There could be delays to road, rail, ferry and air transport, and those with high sided vehicles could also face delays.

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Met Office warnings: Wind warnings are in place

Met Office warnings: Yellow weather warnings for wind have been released (Image: MET OFFICE - WINDY)

Elsewhere there are rain warnings in place from Wednesday through to Saturday this week. 

Rain and increasingly strong winds will move in from the west on Wednesday morning spreading across the whole of the UK through the day.

Rain will be persistent and heavy at times in Wales and north western England overnight and a further front will move through on Thursday bringing heavy downpours.

Chief Meteorologist Andy Page said of this weeks weather: “Further rain will arrive on Wednesday evening and this is likely to become prolonged and possibly heavy over areas of high ground.

"For example, there is a chance that 60mm of rain could fall in parts of south Wales over 24 hours."