THE Met Office has issued two yellow weather warnings for parts of Scotland this weekend with many regions in the north to be affected.

The warnings have been issued for Friday (July 14) and Saturday (July 15) with no warning in place for Sunday (July 16).

The warning affecting Inverness and much of the Highlands will be in place from 8 pm today until 8am on Saturday.

The second, which is more southerly, will affect parts of Perthshire and much of Aberdeenshire from 8pm tonight until 8am tomorrow morning.

This comes as other areas in the South of England and Wales experience wind and rain warnings this weekend.

Met Office warns of possible flooding and power disruptions amid yellow rain alert in Scotland

The Met Office said that flooding and spraying on roads could make journey times longer while warning that "flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible".

Bus and train times could also be affected in these regions and elsewhere with "some interruption to power supplies and other services possible".

What is the Met Office weather forecast for Scotland this weekend?

Here is a general overview of the weather in Scotland this weekend: 

Friday (July 14)

Friday is to be rather cloudy but dry across the country with heavy rain affecting areas later in the day.

The day may feel cooler later in the evening with winds affecting certain regions.

Saturday (July 15)

Rain will begin to clear across Northern Scotland on Saturday with scattered showers possible elsewhere.

The day will be cool and windy, making it chillier for most.

Sunday (July 16)

Strong winds and showers are to gradually ease on Sunday with the weather remaining milder.

Find your local forecast on the Met Office website.