DUMBARTON and the Vale 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 55 mph are expected over the weekend as Storm Ciara recedes and Storm Dennis takes its place.

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.

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“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.

“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.”