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UK News Heavy rain to batter parts of Scotland this week - the forecast as yellow weather warning issued

13:45  03 december  2019
13:45  03 december  2019 Source:   scotsman.com

Weather warning as torrential rain and gale-force winds to batter Scotland

  Weather warning as torrential rain and gale-force winds to batter Scotland The Yellow Warning is in place from between 6am today until noon tomorrow as experts warn of localised flooding and travel disruption. Forecasters say: "Blustery showers will turn to more persistent rain on Thursday morning, turning heavy at times and continuing for the rest of the day. "The rain will be accompanied by gale force southwesterly winds, with potential for gusts of 55-65 mph around coasts and hills. © Met Office A yellow weather warning is in place "The rain will turn more showery overnight though further heavy and prolonged showers are likely on Friday morning.

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A yellow weather warning covers much of Scotland and northern England today - with heavy showers bringing the threat of floods until 10pm on Rainfall totals over the week to August 11 are shown in this weather map. More than an inch of rain is yellow , two inches of rain is orange and red

Some areas of Scotland are set to see wet conditions over the next few days, as heavy rain gets ready to hit.

a group of people walking in the rain holding an umbrella © Provided by The Scotsman

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain to several areas of the country, covering Central Scotland, Tayside and Fife, Highlands and Eilean Siar, and Strathclyde.

This weather warning is in place from 6am on Thursday (5 Dec) to 12pm on Friday (6 De).

The Met Office said, “Blustery showers will turn to more persistent rain on Thursday morning, turning heavy at times and continuing for the rest of the day.

“The rain will be accompanied by gale force southwesterly winds, with potential for gusts of 55-65 mph around coasts and hills.

Weather warning issued for Scotland as Met Office warn of torrential rain

  Weather warning issued for Scotland as Met Office warn of torrential rain The Met Office has warned Scots to take care on Tuesday after issuing a yellow weather warning for rain and flooding. The Met Office has put a yellow severe warning in place from 6am to 3pm on Tuesday, December 10 for the majority of the west coast.

THE MET OFFICE issued yellow weather warnings earlier this week for rain in parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland. So what does the weather forecast The forecast for Monday to Wednesday: “Changeable with spells of rain and strong winds moving southeastwards, interspersed with quieter

UK weather forecast - The yellow weather warning for rain will continue into Saturday for North West England and Wales as shown on this Met Office mapCredit There is risk of floods in parts of the UK - less than a month after roads signs were submerged during heavy rainCredit: London News Pictures.

“40-60 mm of rainfall is expected widely across the warning area, but nearer 70-80 mm over the West Highlands and a few prone mountain locations could exceed 100 mm within a 30 hour period.”

a group of people walking down the street © Provided by The Scotsman

What to expect from this weather warning

- Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer

- Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer

- Some minor interruptions to power supplies and other services are possible

Weekend weather

The UK weather forecast for Thursday (5 Dec) to Saturday (7 Dec) explains that there will be “patchy frost in the south Thursday, before rain, heavy across western Scotland, pushes southeast.

“Showers follow for Friday, before further spells of rain or showers Saturday. Milder generally, often windy.”

Long-term forecast

Looking further ahead, the Met Office UK outlook for Saturday (7 Dec) to Monday (16 Dec) said, “Into the next week, the more changeable theme is likely to persist with spells of more organised cloud, rain and stronger winds followed by some brighter, showery and colder interludes.”

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