Met Office Issies Warning of Over 2 Inches of Rain on Friday

A band of heavy rain is expected to become slow-moving across southwest Scotland, especially across the hills of Dumfries and Galloway.

A period of heavy and persistent rain is expected to affect southwest Scotland through Friday afternoon and into Saturday morning. Accumulations of 30-50 mm are expected quite widely with isolated accumulations of 100 mm possible over the hills of Dumfries and Galloway. There is some uncertainty in the northern and southern extent of the heaviest rain with Dumfries and Galloway considered most likely to see some impacts.

• Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely
• Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
• Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer

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