Weather warning: Met Office issues a yellow rain warning across Scotland for tomorrow

The Met Office has warned that heavy rain will affect parts of the country tomorrow in which will lead to ‘some disturbances.’

A yellow Met Office weather warning for rain is in place for most of the west of Scotland.
A yellow Met Office weather warning for rain is in place for most of the west of Scotland.

A yellow rain warning of ‘heavy rain’ has been issued for Tayside, the Grampians, Strathclyde, and the Highlands.

It is expected to hit between 2am and 11.59pm on Wednesday, November 11 which will mainly affect the North West of Scotland, according to weather experts.

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In Strathclyde, areas affected include Argyll and Bute, East Ayrshire, East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, Renfrewshire, South Ayrshire, West Dunbartonshire.

Specific areas subject to rainfall across the country also include Angus, Perth and Kinross, Stirling, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Highlands and Dumfries and Galloway.

The rainfall will lead to ‘some disturbances’ according to the Met Office as surface water is expected to rise across these areas.

The Met Office has stated that there is potential for 70-80 mm of rainfall in Dumfries and Galloway and across Skye which will be accompanied by strong southerly winds.

Spray and flooding on roads is expected across these areas and bus and train services will probably be affected with journey times taking longer.

Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible.

In a statement, the Met Office wrote: “Heavy rain will persist throughout Wednesday, with some disruption due to surface water expected.

"A band of rain will push in from the west during the early hours of Wednesday, this will persist throughout the day with accumulations of 40-50 mm widely expected within the warning area.

“Potential for 70-80 mm in Dumfries and Galloway and across Skye. This will be accompanied by strong southerly winds."

For further updates on the weather warning and future forecast, you can visit the Met Office’s interactive weather warning map for live updates.

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