Winds of up to 60mph are set to batter Derbyshire today – sparking a severe weather warning.
The Met Office yellow ‘be aware’ warning for wind is in force between 9am and 5pm.
A Met Office spokesman said: “Southwesterly winds will increase this morning with gales developing across Derbyshire.
“Gusts of between 50 and 60 mph are likely for a time.
“The public should be aware that this could lead to some disruption to travel and difficult driving conditions.
“Winds should ease from the west later this afternoon.”