The Met Office has issued a Status Yellow rain and wind warning for Wales and parts of southern and western England.

The warning has been in place since 9:00a.m this morning (Thursday, November 24) and will remain until 7:00p.m this evening.

The heavy rain and squally winds will possibly cause some transport disruption and flooding, the weather agency said.

Some short-term loss of power and other services is also possible.

The Met Office has also issued a Status Yellow wind warning for Northern Ireland and parts of western Scotland. It will expire at 2:00p.m today.

Flood warnings

Flood alerts and flood warning are also in place for parts of England, Scotland and Wales.

In England, the Environment Agency has issued flood warnings for Beaulieu; Langstone and Emsworth; and North Bank Road alongside the River Nene, east of Peterborough and west of Dog-in-a-Doublet Sluice. Multiple flood alerts are in place.

In Scotland, there are two flood alerts in place, for Dumfries and Galloway and Western Isles. One flood warning is in place for Loch Ryan, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has said.

There is one flood alert in place in Wales, Natural Resources Wales has said, for the tidal area at Dale. There are also multiple flood alerts in place.

More information can be found on the respective agency websites.