A new set of weather warnings has been issued by the Met Office as the impacts of the next named storm make themselves felt across Scotland.

Among numerous warnings issued across the UK, a yellow alert covers the whole of the Western Isles and is in effect from midday on Monday (1 February) to midday on Tuesday.

The Met Office said this morning (Wednesday 12 February) that there is: “potential for very strong winds to develop across the region in association with Storm Dennis.

“The location and strength of the wind is uncertain at this stage, but there is a small chance that winds will gust up to 70mph for a time. More typically winds will gust up to 50mph at times. The strongest winds could also coincide with the Monday morning peak travel period.”