A weather warning has been issued for much of Scotland with the Met Office issuing a "be aware" thunderstorm warning.

The warning is in place until around 10am on Saturday morning.

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Subsequent yellow weather warnings for rain have been issued across the west coast for much of the weekend. 

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The yellow weather warning for rain has been put in place for Sunday from 6pm until Monday morning at 6am.

Forecasters are warning that flooding may take place in parts of Scotland and travel may be increasingly difficult. Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is also a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services.