Sadly the forecast looks like it’s going to be wet and windy one for Christmas in North Devon, as the Met Office warns Storm Barbara is on her way.

Will we have a white Christmas in North Devon? Sadly, it doesn't look likely.

After a relatively mild and dry December, the Met Office has predicted more unsettled weather heading our way.

Storm Barbara is expected on Friday and weather warnings have been issued for the North othe country and Scotland.

In North Devon, Christmas Eve looks dry and cloudy, while Christmas Day looks like it will be wet.

As many plan festive visits to friends and family this week, tthe Met Offcie warns the windiest and wettest weather will be in the north and west of the UK.

Stormy weather on Friday and into Saturday has been named Storm Barbara, the second named storm of the 2016-17 season.

Other parts of the UK are also expected to see increasingly windy weather as the week progresses.

Met Office deputy chief meteorologist, Chris Tubbs said: "Storm Barbara is forecast to form in the west Atlantic on Wednesday and will pass close to the northwest of the UK during Friday, bringing very strong winds and heavy rain, especially across the north and west of Scotland.

"This brings the potential for some structural damage, disruption to power supplies and travel, with restrictions on bridges and disruption to ferries likely.

"The disturbed conditions look like continuing through Christmas weekend with another vigorous low pressure system waiting in the wings."

For more information on preparing for winter, please check the Met Office Get Ready for Winter pages.