A York park will be closed all day tomorrow as Storm Eunice rolls in.
The Museum Garden will be closed throughout Friday (18 February).
In a statement the York Museums Trust, which runs the popular city centre park, said: “York Museum Gardens will be closed on Friday 18 February due to forecasted high winds.
“We’re really sorry for the inconvenience and disappointment this will cause, however, the safety of our visitors and staff is our highest priority.
“We expect to be able to safely open York Museum Gardens again on Saturday 19 February 2022.”
Meanwhile, Highways England has revealed that the A66 at Scotch Corner, north of Richmond, will close tonight.
It said: “In light of Storm Eunice we have taken the decision to close the A66 at midnight tonight between Scotch Corner and Penrith.
“The storm has high winds and snow forecast. This can lead to very difficult conditions over the tops particularly when it drifts.
“We have have got our ploughs and snow blowers ready. We will be working hard to keep the road clear and look to open again in the morning of 18th as soon as we can be sure it is safe to do so.
“This method allows us to get our kit though safely whilst protecting road users.”
The Met Office has issued a red weather warning for one part of southern England for when Storm Eunice hits, forecast for around 7am tomorrow.
Amber and yellow weather warnings for wind are in place across the rest of England.
This is the latest alert from North Yorkshire Police: