Warning as winds reach 70mph

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Unless you have been hiding yourself away you will have noticed the wind has picked up this afternoon.

The Met Office issued a yellow warning for wind just after 3.30pm this afternoon (Wednesday), with speeds expected to reach 70mph, according to the chief forecaster.

People should be careful while out and about, and ensure their property is properly secured to reduce the risk of damage or injury.

Winds are expected to ease overnight.