Yellow weather warnings have been issued for the east and south of England and the northeast of Scotland, over Aberdeenshire, Orkney and Shetland. Wind speeds are expected to reach as high as 70mph in some parts, combined with downpours of around 30-40mm of rain.
A Met Office spokesperson said: “60-70mph gusts would be enough to cause some problems, delays to transport, some short loss of power [is] possible, [and there] could be some spray on the coasts.
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