The Met Office is warning residents to expect strong winds this evening (Wednesday).
A yellow “be aware” warning has been issued for Yorkshire and the Humber, and is valid from 5pm today to 6am tomorrow (Thursday).
A Met Office spokesperson said: “Gales or severe gales are expected to develop across much of England and Wales for a time tonight. Inland gusts may locally exceed 60 mph close to the squally cold front.”
The spokesperson said the public should be aware of the risk of disruption to transport and possibly power supplies.