South Scotland

Warning of rain in south-west Scotland and possible disruption

Weather map with heavy rain indicated
Image caption Heavy rain has been forecast for much of Scotland

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of rain for south-west Scotland, valid until 18:00 on Tuesday.

Heavy rain affected parts of Scotland during the morning, although it eased off by the afternoon.

Forecasters said there was a possibility of localised flooding and disruption.

Sepa has flood warnings in place for parts of the Borders and Tayside while an alert is in place for Dumfries and Galloway.

The Met Office said: "Please be aware of the risk of localised flooding and disruption, with the situation remaining sensitive in some areas affected by recent flooding."

A further warning of rain has been put in place for Wednesday evening into Thursday with the heaviest downpours expected over the Southern Uplands and southern and central Highlands.

A warning of strong winds for the same period also covers the Highlands.

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