A WEATHER warning has been issued for the Scottish Borders as high winds have been forecast for the region. 

The Met Office has issued a yellow 'be aware' weather warning for high winds from Tuesday into Wednesday morning, 

The warning comes into force at 6pm on Tuesday (January 2), lasting until 8am on Wednesday morning (January 3).

The forecaster has suggested that the wind, along with high tides, could prove dangerous along the Berwickshire coast.

The Met Office said: "A spell of strong winds is expected later Tuesday, overnight into Wednesday morning.

"Combined with a period of high tides, it is likely that some western coastal communities will be affected by large waves and spray, and there is a small chance that injuries and danger to life could occur from large waves and beach material being thrown on to sea fronts, roads and coastal properties.

"Power cuts and disruption to other services (mobile phones for example) may occur, and there is a small chance of transport disruption or cancellation of public transport."