A two-day yellow weather warning has been extended to all of Wiltshire and Swindon with Storm Isha forecast to bring 50mph winds.

Strong gusts of up to 56mph have been forecast for Swindon and Wiltshire on Sunday and Monday, January 22, with a yellow weather warning for wind issued across the country.

The warning will be in place across Wiltshire and Swindon for 24 hours from noon on Sunday.

Storm Isha is expected to batter the country with strong winds during the weekend, with gusts of between 70 and 80mph possible in coastal areas.

Heavy rain is also forecast to fall in Wiltshire on Sunday night.

Swindon Advertiser: The affected area after a yellow weather warning was issuedThe affected area after a yellow weather warning was issued (Image: Met Office)

The public has been warned that travel disruption is possible as a result of the stormy weather.

The Met Office said: “Strong winds associated with Storm Isha may bring disruption to travel and utilities across parts of the UK on Sunday and Monday.”

This could include the closure of some roads and bridges, while rail, air and ferry services may also be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible.

Power cuts may occur, which could have the potential to affect other services.

Residents have also been urged to beware of flying debris, with some damage to buildings possible.