A YELLOW weather warning is in place for the North East as reported by the Met Office.

'A spell of strong winds' is expected to reach speeds of up to 60mph from 10am on Wednesday, September 27 and will move northeast throughout the day until 7am on Thursday, September 28.

The Met Office said there is a 'small chance that they could be significantly disruptive'.

According to The Met Office, 'there is a small chance of injuries and danger to life from flying debris and a slight chance of some damage to buildings, including tiles blown from roofs'.

Hexham Courant: The yellow weather warning in place across the North EastThe yellow weather warning in place across the North East (Image: Met Office)

It also warned there is a chance of power cuts, with the potential to affect other services including mobile phone coverage.

Longer journey times are likely, or cancellations as road, rail, air and ferry services are affected. Some roads and bridges are likely to close.

There is a chance of injury and danger to life from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties; with a chance of minor flooding of coastal roads.