Met Office weather warning: Thunderstorms set to drench Scotland next week

The Met Office has warned of heavy rainfall and flooding as thunderstorms are poised to sweep across Scotland.

Friday, 21st June 2019, 11:35 am
Yellow weather warnings are in place across Scotland. Picture: SWNS/Met Office

Yellow warnings are in place as torrential rain sweeps across the country on Sunday and Monday.

Heavy thundery rainfall, especially on Monday, may lead to flooding, serious travel disruption and danger to life, the national weather service warned.

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"In many locations 25-50mm of rain may fall in a 12-18 hour period, with peaks in excess of 100mm possible over high ground."

Earlier in the week, rain and electrical storms lashed parts of England.

Homes were left without power and roads were flooded in parts of the South East, while Lenham in Kent saw 1.7in (42mm) of rain in the space of just one hour.

Yellow weather warnings are in place across Scotland. Picture: SWNS/Met Office