Scotland weather: Met Office issue yellow warning as 80mph winds to batter country for 21 hours

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for wind across northern and eastern parts of the country.

There is likely to be some travel disruption in these areas and dangerous coastal conditions.

It will also be blustery in western areas overnight.

SEPA has also issued two flood warnings in Orkney and six flood alerts across northern parts of Scotland.

The yellow weather warning is in place from 8pm tonight until 5pm on Sunday evening.

Temperatures are set to drop to around 4C overnight across Highland areas.

The Met Office website states: “Heavy rain across the west Highlands spreads east with strong southwest winds, coastal gales.

“Rain clears to sunshine and showers in the afternoon. Winds turning westerly, severe gales across Western Isles later. Maximum temperature 13C.

“Frequent blustery showers overnight, merging to give a few hours of more persistent rain across Caithness.

“Strong to gale force winds, severe gales with locally storm force winds around coasts. Minimum temperature 4C.”

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