Parts of Suffolk will be hit by strong and gusty winds in the lead up to the new year. 

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for east Suffolk as a spell of strong and gusty winds moves across the county, reaching up to 50mph in some areas.

It comes just days after Storm Gerrit hit Suffolk with 45mph winds. 

The warning comes into place on Saturday, December 30 at 11am until 3am on Sunday, December 31. 

It covers Felixstowe, Ipswich, Aldeburgh, Southwold, Beccles and Lowestoft. 

Most towns and villages in mid Suffolk and west Suffolk are not covered by the weather warning. 

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The Met Office has warned that delays to road and rail transport are likely in the region. 

Coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities will be affected by spray and large waves. 

There is also the possibility of short term power loss and other services.