Mountains can be inhospitable and dangerous places for the ill prepared. From one hour to the next, from one hill to the next, they can exhibit a dramatic variation in weather conditions. Whether it's a well-planned expedition or a spur of the moment decision to go to the hills, it is important to check the forecast.
The forecasts are issued twice daily
These Mountain area forecasts can also be obtained by calling the Customer Centre
Mountain forecasts are provided for the main mountain areas and those which have the highest visitor figures.
Forecasts cover daylight hours and contain the following information.
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Regional warning and alert feeds
Severe weather warnings