Edinburgh weather: High winds batter Capital as gusts of over 40mph expected

The Capital is bracing itself for high winds on Tuesday as gusts of over 40mph are expected.

By Rachel Mackie
Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 9:31 am

The chance of rain is slight for most of the afternoon, with a downpour expected around midday.

Despite sharp winds, the temperature will not drop below 13C.

Here is an hour by hour break down of the weather in Edinburgh:

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High winds are set to batter the capital today.

9am: 41mph, less than 5% chance of rain, 13C

10am: 41mph, less than 5% chance of rain, 13C

11am: 41mph, 60% chance of rain, 13C

12pm: 43mph, 40% chance of rain, 13C

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1pm: 42mph, 10% chance of rain, 14C

2pm: 42mph, 10% chance of rain, 14C

3pm: 39mph, less than 5% chance of rain, 14C

4pm: 36mph, less than 5% chance of rain, 14C

5pm: 36mph, less than 5% chance of rain, 14C

6pm: 35mph, less than 5% chance of rain, 14C

7pm: 36mph, less than 5% chance of rain, 14C

8pm: 35mph, less than 5% chance of rain, 14C

9pm: 37mph, less than 5% chance of rain, 14C

10pm: 36mph, less than 5% chance of rain, 14C

11pm: 38mph, less than 5% chance of rain, 13C

The west coast of Scotland has been issued with a yellow weather warning from the Met Office, with heavy rain and flooding expected.

ScotRail announced on Tuesday morning that some of their services would be disrupted due to the weather, including the routes between Inverness and Edinburgh, and Inverness and Glasgow Queen Street.

Travellers are urged to be careful when on the roads or when taking public transport.

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