IF you were planning a nice, bracey beach walk or weekend picnic to pass the time on school half term, you might end up disappointed.

From Friday at noon, Storm Erik - the fifth storm so far this year - is expected to land.

Forecasters have issues a yellow weather warning for parts of the UK and Ireland but Glasgow shouldn't have it too bad.

It's still going to be fairly miserable, though, with rain and wind throughout Friday.

Saturday isn't looking much better.

Transport Scotland is urging people to plan their journeys well ahead and be ready for disruptions on the roads.

Brace for a wet weekend.

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