TRAVEL delays are expected across Scotland this weekend as extreme winds of up to 60mph are set to hit parts of the country from Friday.

Gale force winds are set to hit the country from Friday, with winds reaching up to 40-50mph in the highlands Hebrides.

The east coast will then be battered by wind an heavy rainfall with areas such as East Lothian, East Fife, Angus and the Aberdeenshire coast all being hit with winds of 50mph between Saturday and Sunday.

However, the worst of the weather will hit Shetland and Orkney as gale winds could potentially hit 60mph.

Now Scotrail have issued advice to travelling customers across all areas of Scotland saying that delays may be expected due to the potentially extreme weather.



The wet and windy weather means that tempratures will remain low after a moderately warm September.