Edinburgh braced for rain and high winds as Storm Helene weather front hits UK
Although much of the country is set for heavy winds, rain and even a risk of flooding, Edinburgh will not bear the brunt of the upcoming storm.
Despite this, locals can still expect poor weather and heavy rain as part of the weather front moves in.
The worst of the storm is set to hit early next week with roads and public transport bound to be affected.
Here’s an hour by hour guide from this evening to Tuesday.
20:00 - Residents can expect some high winds and strong gusts tonight with a slight chance of rain.
21:00-06:00 - High winds and strong gusts can be expected
07:00 -11:00 - Heavy rain and high winds are expected with medium visibility.
12:00-15:00 - Light showers and low winds
15:00-23:00 - A mix of sun and showers with winds getting up as high as 40mph
In a tweet, Police Scotland issued a warning saying: “Advance notice that Storm Helene will bring strong winds to parts of Scotland on Monday evening and Tuesday.
“Please follow the metoffice & traffic scotland for more info.
“Roads and public transport will be affected.
“Please plan ahead.”