September 12, 2017 10.33 am This story is over 74 months old

Storm Aileen to bombard Lincolnshire with 75mph winds overnight

Be aware.

Forecasters at the Met Office have predicted gusts of up to 75mph in Lincolnshire overnight as Storm Aileen heads over to the county.

An amber weather warning for wind has been issued for between 12.05am on Wednesday, September 13 and 6am on Wednesday, September 13.

Chief forecasters at the Met Office said: “Storm Aileen will bring a brief spell of very strong westerly winds with gusts of 65-75 mph during the early hours of Wednesday.

“Longer journey times by road, rail and air are looking likely, with restrictions on roads and bridges.

“Damage to trees and perhaps buildings, as well as power cuts are expected.

“Flying debris and large coastal waves are possible, and these could lead to injuries.”