GLASGOW is set to be battered by high winds and heavy rain.

The Met Office says rain will be heaviest in parts of western Scotland with gusts of up to 60mph this weekend.

The weather service also says temperatures will be above average for the time of year before it turns cold again next week.

Met Office spokesman Grahame Madge said: “Sunday for many is likely to be very mild with temperatures likely to get into double figures for most.

“The day will be mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain or drizzle.

“The rain will be heaviest in parts of western Scotland.

“The following days will feature extensive cloud with some sunny breaks, but temperatures will return to values more typical for January by Wednesday.

“Wintry showers are likely over the higher areas during Wednesday.”