The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for strong winds in Wales. According to the forecaster, strong winds may cause some disruption through most of Monday, April 15, with some inland areas likely to experience gusts of up to 45mph, while coastal areas may experience winds of up to 55mph.

The warning has been issued for the whole of Wales and has been in place since 6.25am and will remain until 10pm on Monday evening. It comes a day after sunshine and mild temperatures. For the latest Welsh news delivered to your inbox sign up to our newsletter.

The warning reads: "A depression will move east just to the north of Scotland through Monday and will bring a swath of strong winds to Northern Ireland, Wales and much of England. Gusts of between 40 and 45 mph are expected widely inland with isolated gusts as high as 50 to 55 mph on exposed coasts and near to heavier showers. This is likely to lead to some disruption and longer journey times."

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It adds: "Winds will slowly ease through the evening and first part of Monday night." The warning has been issued for large parts of the UK, including the East Midlands, east of England, London and south east England, north east England, north west England, Northern Ireland, south west England, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber, as well as every county in Wales.

The whole of Wales has been issued with the yellow weather warning for strong winds

The Met Office has warned that it is likely some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities will be affected by spray or large waves. There could be some delays to road, rail and ferry transport, some bus and train services will likely be affected, with some journeys taking longer.

The forecaster has also warned that some short term loss of power and other services is possible. It has also warned that delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges are likely.