Gale force winds cause problems on M62: morning traffic and weather round up

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Early rain will clear as the morning progresses leaving a windy day with sunshine.

Temperatures are expected to reach eight degrees celsius. The weekend is expected to be dry and will feel warmer on Sunday as temperatures rise from five degrees on Saturday to eight on Sunday.

The gale force winds are causing problems on the M62 between junction 22 at Rishworth Moor and junction 23 at Huddersfield. The speed limit has been set for 40mph.

Traffic congestion on the A58 Leeds Road in both directions in Hipperholme between the Upper Sutherland Road junction and the A58 Halifax Road junction.

There is also traffic congestion on the A644 Wakefield Road eastbound between Brighouse and the A62 Cooper Bridge Road junction.