Today’s Met Office weather warning of heavy rain throughout the Western Isles has been updated to reflect an earlier improvement in the conditions than first forecast.
Heavy rain and strong winds are forecast to continue through today (Tuesday 24 March) and into the first part of tomorrow, with the warning now expected to expire at 6am on Wednesday.
A SEPA flood alert also remains in force for the whole of the islands, with a risk of flooding to low-lying land and roads from rivers and surface water through Tuesday and into Wednesday.
Western Isles Weather also reported that the wettest place in the entire UK on Monday was Quidinish in the Isle of Harris, with 20mm of rainfall.
Picture shows: lovely weather for ducks, seabirds in Harris (Carolyn Leah).