South Scotland

Rain warning for south west Scotland

Weather warning Image copyright Met Office

A warning of heavy downpours and possible flooding has been issued for parts of southern and western Scotland.

The Met Office alert is valid from 13:00 to 23:55 with the worst impact expected in Dumfries and Galloway.

Slow-moving, persistent and occasionally heavy rain was forecast for western and south-western areas.

Standing water and spray could make for difficult driving conditions. The rain was expected to clear south-eastwards overnight.