WIRRAL has been issued with a yellow weather warning as Storm Debi is set to hit the region today (Monday, November 13).
The Met Office has said that "Storm Debi has the potential to bring very strong and disruptive winds on Monday".
The warning came into effect at 4am this morning, Monday, and will remain in force until 6pm tonight.
Forecasters have said that injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible and some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, could happen.
Weather warning (Image: Met Office)
Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible and some roads and bridges could close.
A spokesperson for the Met Office said: "Storm Debi is expected to develop and move across Ireland and northern England on Monday.
"Whilst there is still some uncertainty in the exact track and depth of this low, there is a chance of very strong westerly winds developing along Irish Sea coasts of Wales and northwest England on Monday morning before extending inland during day, slowly easing later.
"There is a chance of 60-65 mph gusts developing inland and 70-80 mph around coasts, and over some higher ground, such as the Pennines."