The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain and thunderstorms for Clydebank and other parts of Scotland.

The national weather service has put in place the warning from 4pm until 11pm on Tuesday night.

It has been predicted that heavy rain and thunderstorms will move northwards across Scotland through the afternoon into the evening.

Here's where the weather warning covers and what you should expect.

What to expect from the Met Office  yellow weather warning

The Met Office has told us to expect the following:

  • There is a good chance driving conditions will be affected by spray, standing water and/or hail, leading to longer journey times by car and bus
  • Delays to train services are possible
  • Some short term loss of power and other services is likely
  • Chance of some damage to a few buildings and structures from lightning strikes
  • Some flooding of a few homes and businesses likely, leading to some damage to buildings or structures

Areas in Scotland affected by Met Office yellow weather warning

These are the areas in Scotland that are covered by the yellow warning:

Central, Tayside & Fife

  • Angus
  • Clackmannanshire
  • Dundee
  • Falkirk
  • Fife
  • Perth and Kinross
  • Stirling


  • Aberdeen
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Moray

Highlands & Eilean Siar

  • Highland

SW Scotland, Lothian Borders

  • East Lothian
  • Edinburgh
  • Midlothian Council
  • Scottish Borders
  • West Lothian


  • Argyll and Bute
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • East Renfrewshire
  • Glasgow
  • Inverclyde
  • North Lanarkshire
  • Renfrewshire
  • South Lanarkshire
  • West Dunbartonshire

The weather forecaster predicts that bands of heavy rain and thunderstorms will move northwards across Scotland through Tuesday afternoon and evening.

This could bring 20 to 25mm in an hour and perhaps 40 to 60mm in 3-4 hours in one or two places, mainly in the east.

The Met Office also notes lightning and hail may be additional hazards.

The rain and thunderstorms are also expected to move northwards overnight but this should ease off and clear early on Wednesday morning.