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Met Office updates warning of gales and heavy rain

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Image caption The Met Office has a yellow "be aware" warning for Friday and Saturday morning

A warning of severe gales and heavy rain has been updated by the Met Office to include all of Scotland and extended to cover Saturday morning.

The yellow "be aware" warning, which also includes large parts of the rest of the UK, suggests winds could gust to up to 80mph over the Western Isles.

The north west Scotland could see similar wind speeds, according to forecasters.

The warning covers from midday Friday to 07:00 on Saturday.

Met Office forecasters have updated a weather warning that was issued on Wednesday.

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