Pedestrians have been told to stay off Tay Road Bridge today as high winds batter the town.

The bridge is open to cars just as well as has a 30mph rate restriction, with dual decker buses restricted from crossing.

The main sidewalk is closed to pedestrians who could have been making use of the course to go between Dundee and also Fife this morning.

High winds– BRIDGE OPEN TO CARS ONLY – – 30 miles per hour speed limitation inplace. CENTRAL WALKWAY CLOSED (06:58 02/10/2017)

—– Tay Road Bridge (@tay_road_bridge) October 2, 2017

High Winds– Bridge Closed to Double DeckerBuses, 30mph rate constraint in position. (06:26 02/10/2017)

—– Tay Road Bridge (@tay_road_bridge) October 2, 2017

Elsewhere, the Forth Road Bridge is shut to pedestrians and also cyclists yet a shuttle service is running.

Strong winds were anticipated across all areas of the nation, with gusts of 50mph-60mph likely to develop quite extensively, the Met Office said.

Good early morning to you. Showery & & really windy today. A yellow '' realize ' advising issued. Gale-severe windstorms fairly widely. Information, from Kirsteen.

—– BBC Scotland Weather (@BBCScotWeather) October 2, 2017

The high winds came to a head across western Scotland in the very early hrs and also were expected to be at their greatest in the main belt throughout rush hour.

The Met Office has actually released a yellow warning for wind, which will certainly be in location for 24 hours from 00:00 on Monday.