A WEATHER warning for strong gales has been issued for Barnsley.

Gusts of between 40 and 50mph are expected to batter South Yorkshire, prompting the Met Office to issue a yellow warning.

A spokesperson said: "The wind will become northwesterly by Tuesday morning. Although it will ease for a time, it will become very gusty through the day.

"The public should be aware of the risk of localised damage from these winds and for minor disruption to travel."