The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind across London.

This follows an amber alert that was issued for the North West, North East, Scotland, and the north of Northern Ireland.

The yellow warning covers parts of the North, Central and South of England, and parts of Northern Ireland.

It is set to be in place from midnight on Friday, February 18 until 9pm Friday 18.

Very high winds are forecasted with heights of 45mph but temperatures will reach high single figures of nine degrees.

What is a yellow weather warning for wind?

The Met Office warns the following disruption could be experienced during a yellow wind warning:

  • Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible, as well as some roads and bridges may close
  • Fallen trees and some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, could happen
  • Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
  • There is a chance of injuries and danger to life from flying debris, as well as large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties

Visit the Met Office website for up-to-date information on UK weather warnings.