Storm Dennis sparks yellow weather warning across region
Storm Dennis is due to hit the area this weekend with a yellow weather warning now in place for high winds.
The Met Office says there will likely be some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport and there could also be some short-term loss of power and other services.
Gusts of 50 mph are expected in much of the country, with speeds reaching 60 mph in places.
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