A WEATHER warning for potential gale-force winds to hit Dorset has been issued by the Met Office.

The yellow wind warning is active from 9am on Tuesday, August 25, until 12pm on Wednesday, August 26.

The Met Office said:"Tuesday and Wednesday sees another likely period of strong winds and gales, with some disruption to transport possible."

In terms of what to expect as a result of the high winds, the forecasters listed the following:

  • Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
  • Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer
  • Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely
  • It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities affected by spray and/or large waves
  • Some short term loss of power and other services is possible