As gale force winds blow down trees across the Calendar region, our weatherman Jon Mitchell gives us some unknown facts about wind.
The Met Office has issued a yellow 'Be Aware' warning for Gales today. Inland gusts of 40 to 50mph are expected widely.
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The severe gale force winds caused some slight structural damage to a building at Park Plaza in the centre of Leeds. Some metal cladding came loose but nobody was hurt in this incident. One Yorkshire roofing specialist reported a six-fold increase in enquiries as a result of the gales.
The Humber Bridge was closed for a time to all vehicles and the Tinsley Viaduct on the M1 at Sheffield was closed to high siders.
After a night of strong gusts across the Calendar region, our weather forecaster Jon Mitchell tells us which parts suffered the most.
- High Bradfield (above Sheffield) 78mph
- Emley Moor 73mph
- Church Fenton 67mph
- Bramham Park 64mph
- Fylingdales Moor 64mph
- Wilsden 62mph
- Waddington 60mph
- Scampton 59mph
There have been calls for calm in the ongoing row over the reburial of King Richard Third - whose remains were discovered under a council car park in Leicester.
Passions s are running so high to have him buried in York Minster that abusive letters have been sent to the city's Dean - and referred to police.
An MP from York has laid out the city's claim to the body of Richard III in Parliament today.
The monarch's remains are due to be reinterred at Leicester Cathedral, but campaigners in the former King's home of York, want him buried there.
Hugh Bayley MP for York Central, claims burying the king in York would reconcile the north and south of the country.