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Yellow weather warning
Warning details for UK
Heavy rain is likely to lead to some travel disruption during Tuesday.
What to expect
- Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible
- Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
- Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer
Reason for update
Warning has been extended southwards.
A spell of persistent and heavy rain is expected to affect west and southwest Scotland during Tuesday. Widespread rainfall totals of 30-60 mm are expected with as much as 80-100 mm over some high ground exposed to the strong south-westerly winds. Much of this rain will fall in less than 12 hours during the middle part of the day.
Warning impact matrix
Regions and local authorities affected:
- Perth and Kinross
- Dumfries and Galloway
- Argyll and Bute
- East Ayrshire
- East Dunbartonshire
- East Renfrewshire
- North Ayrshire
- North Lanarkshire
- South Ayrshire
- South Lanarkshire
- West Dunbartonshire
What do the warning colours mean?
- Dangerous weather is expected and, if you have not done so already, you should take action now to keep yourself and others safe from the impact of the severe weather.
- It is very likely that there will be a risk to life, with substantial disruption to travel, energy supplies and possibly widespread damage to property and infrastructure.
- There is an increased likelihood of impacts from severe weather, which could potentially disrupt your plans.
- This means there is the possibility of travel delays, road and rail closures, power cuts and the potential risk to life and property.
- Yellow warnings can be issued for a range of weather situations.
- It is important to read the content of yellow warnings to determine which weather situation is being covered by the warning.