Fife weather: Met Office issues warning over weekend rain

Fife's already had a taste of the autumnal weather - and now there's more to come.

Tuesday, 9th October 2018, 1:05 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th October 2018, 5:53 pm
Weather warning issued on October 9 - rain for Fife on Saturday, October 13. Image courtesy of Met Office.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the whole of the Kingdom for this weekend.

The warning is in place for between midnight on Friday and midnight on Saturday.

Residents have been told to expect “heavy and persistent rainfall on Friday” which they say will move north on Saturday, “extending the potential flooding risk”.

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In a warning on its website, the Met Office also said: “There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings... (and) a slight chance of power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses.

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“Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services.

“Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.

“There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads.”

For advice on what to do when flooding occurs, click here.