A danger to life weather warning has been issued for thunderstorms across Falkirk today.

The Met Office Amber alert covers the whole district until 10pm this evening, Tuesday July, 27.

Residents have been told to prepare for dangerous travel conditions where heavy shower occur, but forecasters say that not everywhere will be hit.

Met Office Amber warning area

The showers will be very hit and miss, according to The Met Office.

A spokesperson said: "Showers will break out widely across much of Scotland from late morning, turning heavy in the afternoon.

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"While many places will miss the heaviest showers, where they do occur 20-40 mm could fall in an hour with locally 60-80 mm in a few hours.

"Showers will start to merge to longer spells of rain in the evening, but easing in intensity."