Storm Barney weather warning as strong winds predicted to hit London

High winds forecast for London (Picture: PA Images)

High winds forecast for London (Picture: PA Images) - Credit: PA WIRE

A weather warning has been issued as gusts from “Storm Barney” expect to reach up to 70mph this evening.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for severe winds reaching gale force across Greater London this evening (Tuesday), with the worst of the weather up to 11.30pm, slowing after midnight.

The second storm to be named by the Met Office this season is predicted to disrupt travel as gusts strong enough to bring down trees sweep across the country.

Warnings are also in place for Wales, southern, central and eastern England.

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