Yellow weather warning issued as heavy rain to batter parts of Scotland

The warning is in place from 6pm on Saturday and is set to last until Sunday at 11.59pm.

Yellow weather warning issued as heavy rain to batter parts of Highland and Argyll and Bute Getty Images

Heavy persistent rain is set to hit parts of Scotland over the weekend.

Forecasters have issued a yellow weather warning that begins at 6pm on Saturday and lasts until Sunday at 11.59pm.

The warning covers the Highlands, as well as Argyll and Bute, and some flooding and disruption is expected as a result.

The Met Office said that while there is still some uncertainty in the duration of the rainfall, there is a chance that 75-125mm could fall fairly widely, with 150-175mm possible in a few places over higher ground.

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