Edinburgh weather: Capital set to be battered by heavy rain from 8am

Heavy rain is set to hit Edinburgh from early this morning and continue throughout the day.

By Caitlyn Dewar
Friday, 4th October 2019, 8:03 am
Updated Friday, 4th October 2019, 8:10 am

The Met Office for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian and Borders explains that it will be a "a cloudy start with some patchy rain" but at 8am the wet weather is set to take a turn and batter the city with heavy downpour for at least an hour.

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It is expected that the rain will become lighter from 9am and continue on until 1pm this afternoon.

Heavy rain is set to hit the Capital (Pic: Katielee Arrowsmith)