An injured soldier from Tadcaster will carry the Paralympic torch ahead of tonight's Opening Ceremony. Captain David Wiseman, who attempted to climb Mount Everest to raise money for 'Walking with the Wounded', will carry the flame past the Cenotaph.
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The Met Office issue wind and rain warnings for the region for the next 24-48 hours
Dry but cloudy overnight.
Christmas Eve which could be rather frosty and Christmas Day looks like being generally cold and dry, but cloudier further east