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Weather warnings in place as Storm Ali blows into Wakefield

Severe winds are expected today as part of Storm Ali.
Severe winds are expected today as part of Storm Ali.

Weather warnings are in place for Wakefield today as Storm Ali continues to batter parts of the UK.

The yellow level warnings have been set from 6pm tonight until 9am on Friday.

There is also a yellow warning of wind in place from 9am on Sunday to 9am on Monday.

It means that there is a small chance of injuries and danger to life from flying debris, damage to buildings, disruptions to the road and travel networks and possible power cuts.

According to the Met Office, Atlantic weather systems are continuing to arrive from the west through the rest of the month, bringing generally wetter conditions and stronger winds.