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  • Tue Tuesday 28th
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  • Wed Wednesday 29th
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  • Thu Thursday 30th
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    Light shower day
  • Fri Friday 1st
    8°C 2°C
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Issued at: 0000 on Tue 28 Apr 2015

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Showers mainly Shetland. Winds occasionally fresh, again mainly across Shetland.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers isolated at first, but turning more frequent overnight, particularly across Shetland. Southerly winds light or moderate, increasing fresh at times across Shetland, but lighter across Orkney. Minimum Temperature 3C.

Tuesday:

A bright day with some sunny spells. Showers mostly light but a few heavy outbreaks around, particularly across Shetland during the morning. Windy at first over Yell and Unst. Maximum Temperature 9C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Sunshine and showers on Wednesday, more persistent rain possible Orkney. Strengthening northerly winds on Thursday, and feeling cold, with sunshine and showers. Friday sunny, the odd wintry shower, winds easing.

Updated at: 1610 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Unsettled and feeling cold for most this week.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers continuing for many northern and western parts, these turning to sleet and snow over hills. Drier further south, and cold across the UK with a local frost developing.

Tuesday:

A bright, breezy day with showers, mainly across northern and western parts, but also some lengthy sunny spells. Showers may be heavy at times and wintry over northern hills.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Strong winds and rain for most on Wednesday, clearing eastwards to sunshine and showers by Thursday. Drier for many on Friday. Staying rather cool, with some hill snow in north.

Updated at: 1548 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 2 May 2015 to Monday 11 May 2015:

Northern and eastern parts of the UK should remain mainly dry with some sunny spells, though a few showers are possible on Saturday, these perhaps turning wintry over higher ground in Scotland. It will turn increasingly cloudy in the south and west from Saturday onwards with outbreaks of rain at times. These will probably move northeastwards to affect all parts by Bank Holiday Monday. The rest of the period is expected to remain unsettled, with the wettest conditions in the north and west, and the best of the drier and brighter spells in the south. It is expected to be windy at times with a risk of gales in places. Temperatures throughout the period are likely to be below average with local night frosts, especially in the northeast.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 12 May 2015 to Tuesday 26 May 2015:

Changeable and often unsettled conditions are most likely to persist for much of this period, though it may turn more settled for a time from around mid-May onwards. Conditions will be fairly typical for the time of year, with most areas experiencing spells of fine and bright weather interspersed with more changeable conditions. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be across central and northern areas, with the best of the settled weather more likely in the in the south and southeast. Daytime temperatures are likely to be near or a little below average, throughout. Spells of more settled weather are likely to be accompanied by chilly evenings with isolated overnight frost in rural areas.

Updated at: 1215 on Mon 27 Apr 2015