Heavy rain due in on Tuesday, warns Met Office

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The Met Office has warned of another spell of heavy rain on the way for Tuesday into Wednesday.

The yellow alert, effective from 12am on Tuesday until 3pm on Wednesday, has been issued for the Highlands, Argyll and Bute, Perth and Kinross, and Stirling.

It said: ‘Rain will persist throughout the day, turning heavy at times, with heaviest rainfall over high ground.

‘There is some uncertainty with the timing of the clearance of the rain, which has implications for overall rainfall amounts.

By Wednesday afternoon 50-75mm (1.9-2.9in) of rain will fall widely with up to 150 mm (5.9in) possible in a few locations over high ground.’