WEATHER WARNING: Strong winds forecast throughout the weekend

Weather warning in place for much of the UK

Weather warning in place for much of the UK

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The Met Office is warning of a blustery weekend ahead across the North West.

A yellow severe weather warning has been issued from 9am tomorrow (Saturday) until 6pm on Sunday for England and Wales.

The Met Office is warning that people should be aware of the potential for some disruption due to the strong winds.

The Met Office warning reads: “A blustery weekend is expected across England and Wales with winds strengthening from the west on Saturday morning.

“Gusts around coastlines exposed to the westerly or southwesterly winds could reach 60 mph at times.

“Inland gusts will be less frequent but could still reach 50 to 55 mph. Further strengthening from the west is expected on Sunday where gusts around western coasts could locally reach 70 mph. Elsewhere gusts of 60 mph are possible, particularly in western areas.”