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Weather Warning: Heavy rain tonight

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Heavy rain will spread across southwest Scotland this evening and into Wednesday morning.

Some intense downpours, perhaps thundery, will lead to localised flooding of roads.

Some travel disruption should be expected through into the morning commute.

The rain will clear away eastwards during Wednesday morning.

Weather: Tuesday

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It will be a fine, warm and rather humid day with plenty of sunny spells and just the odd isolated shower.

However, showers may become more widespread by the end of the afternoon with a few heavy ones possible.

Maximum temperature 24 °C.

53-year-old man seriously assaulted in Hawick

Anyone with information should call Galashiels CID on 101 Credit: PA

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Hawick. A 53-year-old man was attacked by an unknown number of suspects resulting in injuries to his head and hand.

The incident is believed to have happened at around 1am on Sunday 20 August in the area of Minto Place. The man was taken to the Borders General Hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information should call Galashiels CID on 101 and quote incident number 341 of 20 August.

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