A FOG warning has been issued for Dorset after weeks of unsettled weather and storms.

Despite the blue skies and chilly temperatures of this morning, locals could see patchy fog forming later today.

The Met Office has issued a yellow alert for mist – meaning be aware of potential issues – from 12.15am until noon tomorrow.

The official warning from the organisation said: “The public should be aware of the potential for difficult driving conditions and some travel disruption.”

It continues: “Some places within the yellow area will not see fog, but where it forms it could be locally dense with visibility falling below 200 metres.

"The fog may be slow to clear on Tuesday in some places.”