Highlands may get three inches of rain

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The Met Office has today extended the current warning in place for rain.

The latest update says areas such as the Highlands and southern Grampians region could see as much as 80mm (3.1in) fall until 3am tomorrow, backed by strong southerly winds.

The yellow warning stated that heavy rain would persist throughout today and some disruption is likely due to flooding.

Rainfall totals of 40-50mm (1.5-1.9in) are widely expected within the warning area, which covers 15 different council territories across Scotland.