MOTORISTS have been warned to expect strong winds across Chester and some parts of North Wales.

The Met Office has put a yellow weather warning in place until 1pm on Thursday.

It affects Chester, Wrexham, Denbighshire and Flintshire.

A spokesman for the Met Office said: "Strong winds are expected through Thursday, with a short period of particularly gusty conditions across parts of northern England early in the morning, moving southeastwards across other parts of England by late morning.

"Gusts of 45-55 mph are likely, perhaps as much as 60-65 mph very briefly in a few places, accompanied by a short burst of heavy rain. Winds easing a little during the afternoon, though remaining gusty."

According to the Met Office delays to road, rail, air and ferry travel are likely.

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