A WARNING of heavy rain and strong winds has been issued for Newport and Gwent.

The yellow warning is in place until 10am today.

It was sleeting in Ebbw Vale this morning and more sleet showers are forecast for the town tomorrow.

A spokesman for the Met Office said: "Heavy rain and some very strong winds are expected early on Tuesday morning.

"Some delays to road, rail and ferry transport are likely, including for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges.

"Spray and some flooding on roads will probably make journey times longer."

The rain is expected to clear by around midday, leaving a bright and cold afternoon.