Southampton is set to be battered by winds of up to 50mph as a yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office.

The warning extends to parts of the South East of England and will start from 8am tomorrow (Thursday) until 6pm.

It means there is a chance of longer journey times or cancellations as road, rail, air and ferry services are affected, according to the Met Office.

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There is also a slight chance of some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs and power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage.

The warning also adds: "There is a small chance that injuries and danger to life could occur from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.

"There is a small chance of injuries and danger to life from flying debris.

"There is a small chance that some roads and bridges could close."

A warning for rain has also been issued for parts of central England and just about covers Romsey.