Scottish Weather: Yellow weather warning issued as heavy rain set to batter the country
Downpours are expected over the weekend across the north west of Scotland.
Scots in the north west have been told to expect heavy rain and flooding as the Met Office issues a yellow weather warning.
The warning has been issued from 6 pm on Saturday and lasts until midnight on Sunday.
There is a flooding risk in the area and people are asked to take extra care when travelling, as roads and railways could be affected.
A spokesperson for the Met Office said: “A band of heavy and persistent rain will arrive across western Scotland during Saturday evening, and continue through much of Sunday.
“Many places in the highlighted region will see 25-50 mm of rainfall however, over the hills and mountains, peak totals of 120-160 mm are likely during this time.
“In association with the rainfall, there will be a period of strong southwesterly winds, although these are not expected to be overly impactful, they may make travelling conditions more challenging in places.”
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