A FIREWORKS display set to take place this weekend in Paisley has been cancelled.
Organisers said that the severe weather forecast for area meant that they could no longer deliver the event safely.
The event had been due to take place on Saturday evening, with thousands expected to head to the town centre for a 90s-themed Bonfire Night celebration.
However, heavy and persistent rain is expected all day tomorrow, and the Met Office has a yellow weather warning in place for western parts of the country.
A statement from Renfrewshire council said: “We are really sorry to let you know that we are cancelling Saturday’s Fireworks event in Paisley.
“This is due to severe wind gusts and rain forecast for tomorrow and the rest of the weekend, which make it impossible for us to deliver the event safely.
“We have been monitoring the situation closely and have taken the advice from our display contractor, health and safety and the event advisory group. Paisley Fireworks is one of the highlights of our event year and we know lots of people will be very disappointed.
“We want to give local people and all of our supporters as much time as possible to change their plans and we hope to see everyone back in Paisley on Saturday the 17th for our fabulous Christmas Light Switch On. Please take care if you are out and about this weekend.”
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