THE MET Office has issued a weather warning as high speed winds are due next Monday, as ex-Hurricane Ophelia approaches the UK.

Western areas of Wales and England including Carmarthenshire are due to be hit by blustery spells between 8am and 11:55pm on Monday October 16.

Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are possible.

There is a slight chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services such as mobile phone coverage.

There is a slight chance of some damage to buildings, such as tiles from roofs.

It is possible that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities will be affected by spray and/or large waves.

There is also a small chance that injuries could occur from beach material being thrown onto sea fronts.

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