Storm Francis weather warning upgraded to amber as winds of 70mph and torrential rain hit UK

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The Met Office has upgraded its weather warning for Storm Francis to amber with “very strong winds” expected to bring disruption and threaten lives.

Forecasters had previously put out a yellow warning for the winds, but increased the threat level on Tuesday as extreme weather became more likely.

The amber warning, which covers most of Wales and a swathe of central England, runs from 2pm until 10pm on Tuesday.

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