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Weather warning as high winds set to hit parts of Scotland

Edinburgh Zoo has been closed as a result of the wind that is expected to get heavier overnight.

Wind: A warning has been issued.
Wind: A warning has been issued.

A yellow weather warning has been issued as parts of Scotland are expected to be battered by high winds.

Edinburgh Zoo has been closed as a result of the conditions on Monday and could stay shut until Wednesday with wind and rain expected to become heavier over the next 24 hours.

Commuters have been told to expect delays on the Kilbagie Roundabout in Alloa with all lanes currently restricted in both directions.

And drivers using the M90 Friarton Bridge have been advised to use caution with high winds affecting driving conditions.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for wind which will be in place from 5am on Tuesday.

The warning has been made for large parts of Scotland including Edinburgh and Inverness.

The conditions on Tuesday will mean potential delays on road, rail, air and ferry transport.

Some bus and train services will take longer than usual and some short term loss of power is possible.

Anyone travelling in the affected areas tomorrow have been warned to wait until any heavy downpours clears before beginning their journey.


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