A yellow climate warning is in place for rain in Scotland till 9pm on Monday night time, with as much as 170mm (6.7in) of rain doable.
The Met Office mentioned in its warning there’s a “small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded”, which can lead to injury to buildings.
Between 40 to 80mm (1.6-2.4in) of rain is anticipated, with 120 to 170mm (4.7-6.7in) doable in a single day within the wettest areas, which can embody components of Argyll, Lochaber and Wester Ross. Strong winds are additionally forecast.
Where flooding happens it may additionally result in delays or cancellations on practice or bus companies, in addition to tough driving circumstances, the Met Office warned.
The warning covers many of the Scottish Highlands however reaches as far south because the outskirts of Glasgow.
As of 9.30pm on Sunday, there have been 10 flood alerts and 6 flood warnings throughout Scotland.
Heavy rain and wintry circumstances are additionally due later within the week throughout the entire of the UK.
“It turns colder across northern areas with showers, which will turn wintry at times especially over higher ground but potentially to lower levels too as the week progresses,” the Met Office mentioned in a press release.
“There is a chance of wintry conditions developing more widely through the second half of next week as rain pushes up from the south for a time, but there is still uncertainty about the details of this.”
Scotland has needed to endure repeatedly moist circumstances which have resulted in flooding this winter, together with after Storm Babet in October when 4 hundred properties throughout Angus needed to be gutted.
Achfary in northwest Scotland just lately recorded a brand new provisional most temperature file of 19.9C for January.