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Scotland’s weather: yellow warning as heavy rain expected

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning as heavy rain is expected to lash the west coast of Scotland tonight.

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Portobello beach, Edinburgh. Temperatures are set to rise in the aftermath of a recent storm. Picture: Toby Williams/JP

Scotland to enjoy mini heatwave after Hurricane Gert

The aftermath of Hurricane Gert is expected to blow in tropical weather to parts of the UK, with the potential for Tuesday to be the hottest day of the month, according to forecasters.

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Hurricane Gert set to bring rain to Scotland

The remnants of Hurricane Gert could divide the country in two by sweeping in to salvage summer for the south but soak the north, according to forecasters.

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There are warnings of localised flooding in parts of the country. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Yellow warnings for rain have been issued by the Met Office for parts of Scotland on Friday as a result of Hurricane Gert.

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Europe has been warned that stroms could cause hundreds of thousands of deaths. Picture: GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images

Weather events could kill over 100,00 a year in Europe by 2100

More than 100,000 Europeans could be killed each year by searing heatwaves as well as wildfires, storms and floods by the end of the century, scientists predict.

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The biggest earthquake in Inverness for over 30 years was recorded on Friday afternoon. Picture: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Earthquake in Highlands biggest recorded in over 30 years

An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale was recorded on Friday afternoon in the Highlands - the biggest in over 30 years.

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Lerwick town center under blue sky, Lerwick, Shetland. Picture; Getty

Scotland’s weather: Shetland enjoys more sunshine than Cornwall

Shetland has enjoyed more sun than the south coast of England so far this summer, according to data.

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The weather is set to get worse. Picture: Susan Burrell

“Typical Scottish summer” as country is battered by wind and rain

Scotland was hit by heavy rain across the country today as a storm from the Atlantic made itself felt after two days of relatively good weather.

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Summer's wettest day is to coicide with the start of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe. Picture: Stephen Scott Taylor

Fringe to coincide with summer’s wettest day, study suggests

SCOTLAND’S wettest day of the year has been predicted to fall on Thursday August 10th, according to a new study.

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Five-year-old Roe Ward and her three-year-old sister Lucy enjoy the hot sunny weather with a swim in North Berwick's tide pool

Scotland’s weather: hot spell to fizzle out by weekend

Scotland’s hot weather spell is set to fizzle out as rain, wind and cooler temperatures are predicted over the next few days.

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Edinburghs new Tram Gateway station was flooded due to heavy rain at the start of the month. Picture; Lisa Ferguson

Scotland’s weather: Edinburgh has ‘wettest June on record’

After having the driest April ever, Edinburgh had the wettest ever June recorded.

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Revellers arrive for the Glastonbury festival amid a heatwave on Wednesday. Picture: Getty

Scotland weather: record solstice heat fails to reach Scotland

It was a tale of two countries - the hottest summer solstice on record in England, while thundery downpours drenched parts of Scotland.

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People enjoy the hot weather on the beach in Bournemouth, Dorset, as temperatures soar across England and Wales. Picture: PA

Scotland reacts on twitter to hottest day of the year in England

While England recorded its hottest day in four decades - with the mercury hitting 33 degrees at Heathrow - things have been rather cooler in Scotland.

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Portabello beach in Edinburgh. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Scotland weather: weekend heat rivals Istanbul

Parts of Scotland were hotter than Istanbul yesterday, and temperatures are expected to continue to soar this week as the country basks in a heatwave.

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Christie Smith, 18, Dayna Clark, 18, and Melissa Condie, 18 from Aidrie, on Ayr beach as temperatures soared in May this year. Picture: SWNS

Scotland weather: Temperatures soar as UK set for hottest day

Temperatures in Scotland are soaring as the UK basks in what is expected to be the hottest day of the year this weekend.

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People have been making the most of the warm weather. Picture: SWNS

2017 set to be Scotland’s hottest year on record

Scotland could be on track for its hottest year on record, with a 31C “blowtorch” summer predicted by weather forecasters.

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North Berwick has topped the list of Scotlands most expensive seaside towns.

Lossiemouth the hottest place in UK before expected storms

The north of Scotland was the hottest place in the UK yesterday as temperatures soared to an unseasonally warm 29C.

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Magners Cider have provided the ideal service for you to enjoy a work-free Bank Holiday weekend. Picture: Toby Williams

The drinks company providing the perfect excuse for a work-free Bank Holiday weekend

A drinks company have come up with an ingenious idea to help people bunk off work and make the most of their Bank Holiday weekend.

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People enjoying the sunny weather at Portobello Beach. Picture; Greg Macvean

Scotland’s weather: Edinburgh hotter than Canary Islands

SKYROCKETING temperatures in the capital are set to make Edinburgh warmer than Cape Town and Lanzarote over the bank holiday weekend, as Scotland prepares for its hottest May temperatures in five years.

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Sunbathers in the Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Glasgow could reach 23C on Friday. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland weather: Summer is here - heatwave on horizon

Summer is set to arrive ahead of schedule as forecasters predict sunshine and warm temperatures all week.

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