THE Dorset Plane Pull has been cancelled due to heavy rain and strong winds forecast for Bank Holiday Monday.

The charity event was due to take place at Bournemouth Airport tomorrow.

A spokesperson added: "Following the weather warnings issued for Bournemouth and the safety concerns created by this, the organisers of the Dorset Plane Pull have had to postpone the event from this August Bank Holiday Monday.

"We regret having to take this decision but hope that our sponsors, supporters, charities their teams and the public will all be able to support the events new date of Saturday 13 September 2014."

The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for Bank Holiday Monday earlier today.

A spokesperson said: Heavy rain will spread from the southwest on Bank Holiday Monday.

“The public should be aware that there may be some impacts to holiday traffic and outdoor activities.”

The chief forecaster added: “A complex area of low pressure will bring an unpleasant day's weather to much of England and Wales on Monday.

“Rainfall amounts are likely to exceed 15 mm quite widely, while a few places could see more than 30 mm.

“There will be a lot of surface water and spray on roads, and winds will be locally strong and gusty, for instance over parts of NW England.”

Check out the latest forecast here