HELENSBURGH is set to face more weather misery as Storm Dennis is set to sweep some parts of the country at the weekend.

Heavy rain and gales of up to 50 miles per hour are expected over the weekend as Storm Ciara recedes and Storm Dennis takes its place.

As this article was published, the Met Office was predicting southerly and south-westerly winds gusting to around 50mph across the Helensburgh and Lomond area at around lunchtime on Saturday, with heavy rain also forecast from noon on Saturday until the early hours of Sunday.

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Steve Ramsdale, chief meteorologist at the Met Office said: “Another spell of very wet and windy weather is expected for Saturday.

"Although Storm Dennis is currently not expected to be as severe as Ciara, disruption is still likely.

“Our confidence in the forecast means we have been able to issue severe weather warnings well in advance, giving people time to prepare for potential impacts of the storm.

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“With further warnings possible over the next few days people should keep up to date with the Met Office forecast using our website, app or by following us on social media.”

Click here to check out the latest Met Office forecast for the Helensburgh area.

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