A wildfire warning has been issued by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS).
People have been urged to “act responsibly”, with high pressure and strong winds expected.
The warning was put in place on Sunday and will last until Wednesday March 23.
The service explained that in mid-March, there is a lot of dead grass and heather which can dry very quickly.
Those who live, work or visit rural areas are being urged to exercise caution.
Deputy assistant chief officer Bruce Farquharson, the SFRS wildfire lead, said: “Over the next few days in high risk areas, fires could burn and spread with very high intensity due to the weather conditions.
“We know how damaging wildfires can be to the environment, wildlife and nearby communities.
“We are asking people to act responsibly when enjoying the outdoors and please think twice before using anything involving a naked flame.”
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