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Issued at: 1100 on Sat 25 Mar 2017

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Cloudy with light rain for Shetland. Drier, brighter across Orkney.

Today:

There will be occasional light rain or drizzle across Shetland although there may be a little brightness at times. Dry with bright or sunny spells across Orkney. A fresh southwesterly breeze, occasionally strong over Shetland. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

Remaining cloudy but mostly dry with winds easing off slightly from during the day. Quite a mild night under the cloud. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Sunday:

Some light rain at times, mainly across Shetland, otherwise mainly dry and cloudy, although again the best chance of brighter spells across southern Orkney. Winds continuing to ease. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Still quite a lot of cloud with the odd spot of rain or drizzle but perhaps a little more brightness than the weekend. Light winds initially but freshening during Tuesday.

Updated at: 0853 on Sat 25 Mar 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Dry, sunny and settled for many this weekend.

Today:

Starting frosty for some with early fog patches quickly clearing. Staying dry and becoming pleasantly warm into the afternoon for many with sunny skies. However, chilly along the south-east coast in a strengthening breeze, and cloudy in the far north.

Tonight:

Staying dry overnight with clear skies for most, but a little cloudier in the far north. Turning chilly under clear skies with patchy frost and fog possible for some.

Sunday:

Another dry day on Sunday with plenty of sunshine after any early fog has cleared. Feeling warm for many, however it will be quite breezy in the far south.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Mostly dry on Monday with some sunshine, but cloudier across the north. Warm on Tuesday with a few showers and sunny spells, and turning unsettled in the west on Wednesday.

Updated at: 0150 on Sat 25 Mar 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 30 Mar 2017 to Saturday 8 Apr 2017:

A rather more changeable and breezy pattern will be established across the UK during Thursday, particularly for the north and west, with some heavy rain probable here. The driest and brightest conditions are expected in eastern and southern areas of the UK, where it will feel pleasantly warm. By the weekend, we'll continue to see unsettled conditions across the UK, with bands of rain moving west to east, interspersed by brighter and showery interludes. It'll be often windy, particularly in the north and northwest, with gales at times. We are likely to see a good deal of settled and dry weather becoming established across the UK towards the end of the period though, especially in the south.

Updated at: 1047 on Sat 25 Mar 2017

UK Outlook for Sunday 9 Apr 2017 to Sunday 23 Apr 2017:

Much of this period will see a good deal of settled and dry weather across the UK. We are however likely to see unsettled conditions with cloud, rain and strong winds affecting the far north and west of the UK at times, particularly at the start of the period. Such unsettled spells of weather are expected to be short-lived though. Temperatures are likely to be warmer than average, but with rather chilly nights at times, with frost and fog in places. Any colder spells are likely to be short-lived too, although there are slight indications that these may become more prevalent later in the month.

Updated at: 1047 on Sat 25 Mar 2017