Hour-by-hour weather forecast as heavy rain and strong winds batter Leeds - yellow weather warning in place
A yellow weather warning is in place across Leeds as the city looks set for heavy rain and strong winds.
The weather warning is in place until 3pm today (Thursday 11) The Met Office has warned that the strong winds and heavy and blustery shows may bring some disruption, including delays on roads and public transport and short term loss of power.
National Rail has said that it will be imposing 50mph speed restrictions across a number of routes across the north of England.
The lines between Preston and Leeds and Manchester Victoria and Leeds will run at a slower speed and commuters have been warned of delays of up to 15 minutes.
A Met Office forecaster said: "It will be a chilly and windy day, with early morning rain clearing to sunny spells and occasional showers.
"These will turn heavy in the afternoon with a risk of hail, and perhaps some snow over the Pennines.
"Showers easing across eastern parts this evening, allowing prolonged clear spells to develop, but a few will continue to affect western parts overnight.
"Still rather windy, particularly over high ground."
There are no flood warnings or alerts currently in place, according to the Environment Agency.
This is the hour-by-hour weather forecast for Leeds in fulL:
7am heavy rain
8 am heavy rain
3pm light rain
4pm light rain
6pm light rain
8pm light rain
9pm light rain
10pm light rain
11pm light rain