Edinburgh weather: Heavy rain and gale-force winds set to hit capital as Scotland braces for Storm Brendan

A dry start of the day will turn wet and windy after sunset.

Monday, 13th January 2020, 7:30 am
Updated Monday, 13th January 2020, 7:49 am
Heavy rain and gale-force winds are expected in the Capital later today

Edinburgh will face heavy rain and gale-force winds this evening after an otherwise dry day.

Forecasts by the Met Office show that while flood warnings and a yellow weather warning for wind is in place for the rest of Scotland, the Capital will also see its fair share of nasty weather to begin the week.

Gusts of wind could reach speeds of over 50mph at around 4pm this afternoon and will stay high at around 40mph into the evening.

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A fair start to the day will turn cloudy at around midday with rain beginning to fall at around 4pm.

Heavy rain will then follow before easing off into the night.

Here is an hour by hour weather forecast for Edinburgh today;

8am: Clear, 5C, winds at 12mph with gusts up to 27mph.

9am: Partly cloudy, 5C, winds at 12mph with gusts up to 26mph.

10am: Cloudy, 6C, winds at 14mph with gusts up to 29mph.

11am: Cloudy, 6C, winds at 14mph with gusts up to 28mph.

12pm: Cloudy, 6C, winds at 15mph with gusts up to 29mph.

1pm: Heavy clouds, 6C, winds at 17mph with gusts up to 31mph.

2pm: Heavy clouds, 6C, winds at 17mph with gusts up to 33mph.

3pm: Cloudy, 6C, winds at 24mph with gusts up to 48mph.

4pm: Showers, 6C, winds at 27mph with gusts up to 52mph.

5pm: Heavy rain, 6C, winds at 25mph with gusts up to 48mph.

6pm: Rain, 6C, winds at 20mph with gusts up to 39mph.

7pm: Showers, 6C, winds at 20mph with gusts up to 40mph.

8pm: Clear, 6C, winds at 20mph with gusts up to 40mph.

9pm: Cloudy, 6C, winds at 20mph with gusts up to 40mph.

10pm: Showers, 6C, winds at 21mph with gusts up to 39mph.

11pm: Cloudy, 5C, winds at 21mph with gusts up to 40mph.

12am: Clear, 5C, winds at 21mph with gusts up to 41mph.