The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for extremely strong winds this evening (Wednesday).

The warning covers the whole of Wales.

The forecaster warned of gusts of 60 to 70mph gusts around the coast.

There were warnings of potential delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport, including for high-sided vehicles crossing bridges.

There is also the potential for some short term loss of power.

The chief forecaster, said: "A period of very strong and gusty winds is likely on Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

"Strongest winds will be across south west England and south and west Wales late evening, with gusts of 60 to 70 mph on coasts and 50 to 60 mph inland.

"Elsewhere winds will be strongest after midnight, with gusts of 60 mph on coasts and 50 mph inland before easing during Thursday morning."

The weather warning is in place between 10pm this evening and 9am on Thursday.