Storm Barney set to hit the South West

As Storm Barney hits the West Country later, with gusts of up to 80 miles an hour forecast on the coast, people are being warned not to pose for selfies in the spray, that could put their lives at risk.

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Kingsholm evacuates part of stand due to storm

The East Stand at Kingsholm stadium has been evacuated on safety grounds due to high winds tonight during a match between Gloucester and the Barbarians.

The safety precaution comes as Storm Barney picks up across the South West. Fans were moved to the main stand.

Video footage captured by Richard Hibbard shows the posts being blown in the wind:

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