STRONG winds are set to continue across the Bradford district this morning as Storm Jocelyn wreaks havoc in the North of England.

The Met Office's yellow warning of wind, which started at 4pm yesterday, is set to last until 1pm this afternoon (Wednesday, January 24).

The storm has been named Jocelyn by Met Eireann, Ireland's meteorological service.

Wind gusts are expected to stay around the 45mph mark before easing off later in the day.

It comes in the light of Storm Isha which battered the district earlier this week.

A Met Office spokesperson said: "Strong winds are expected in association with Storm Jocelyn, leading to possible disruption to travel and utilities."

What to expect, according to the Met Office

  • Some roads and bridges may close, often blocked by fallen trees and other debris.
  • Some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, could happen
  • Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
  • Any remaining recovery efforts off the back of Storm Isha are likely to be hampered.
  • Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible
  • There is a chance of Injuries and danger to life from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties