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Issued at: 1000 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

* Daily index representing the background and regional air quality for a chosen location. Air pollution levels close to roads in urban areas may be higher. For more information please visit our Daily Air Quality Index page.

Forecast Summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Mainly dry with some sunshine, patchy mist. Rain Orkney later.

Today:

Mist and fog lifting from Orkney by daybreak, but will come and go across south and east Shetland today. Otherwise bright with the best of the sunshine for Orkney and western Shetland. Rain reaching Orkney later. Strengthening southsoutheasterly winds. Maximum Temperature 16C.

Tonight:

Rain affecting Orkney will edge up into Shetland this evening, A drier spell will follow tonight with another band of rain crossing the Isles later in the night. Minimum Temperature 9C.

Wednesday:

A wet start for Shetland otherwise it will be a bright day with a mixture of sunshine and scattered showers. Cooler with fresh to strong southwesterly winds, Maximum Temperature 13C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Dry, bright on Thursday with gales developing, severe in the evening as heavy rain sets in. Severe gales and rain early Friday morning then sunshine and scattered showers.

Issued at: 0500 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Clouding over in the north and west, warm sunshine southeast.

Today:

Low cloud and fog dispersing to give some warm sunny spells for many. Cloud and occasional rain in the northwest will move slowly eastwards into other western and some northern parts. Breezy in the northwest.

Tonight:

The cloud and patchy rain will continue to move southeastwards overnight, though becoming increasingly fragmented, reaching the southeast by morning. Another band of cloud and patchy rain in the northwest.

Wednesday:

A fairly cloudy picture with some mainly light and patchy rain at times. Becoming drier, clearer and fresher from the northwest through the day, reaching northern England by evening.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Bright and breezy in the north on Thursday, cloudier with some drizzle in the south. Wet and windy weather will move southeastwards Friday and Saturday, followed by fresher, showery conditions.

Issued at: 0500 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 4 Oct 2014 to Monday 13 Oct 2014:

During the weekend and into the following week most places will be generally unsettled with showers or longer spells of rain, which are likely to be heavy at times, mainly across western and northern parts. There is also likely to be some drier and brighter interludes in between. Breezy at times, with a risk of gales in the north and west. Temperatures generally on the cool side, especially in the wet and windy spells. There will be a risk of local frost and fog patches developing where clear skies prevail and winds fall light during the nights, particularly across northern parts. Thereafter the unsettled conditions are likely to continue across most areas. However current indications suggest that later in the period eastern and southeastern may become increasingly drier and brighter.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 14 Oct 2014 to Tuesday 28 Oct 2014:

Current indications now suggest that generally unsettled conditions are likely to affect many areas of the UK during this period, with spells of wet and windy weather. However these are likely to be interspersed with drier and clearer interludes, which will also bring an increasing risk of overnight frosts and fog patches, especially across northern parts. Daytime temperatures generally close to the seasonal average.

Issued at: 0500 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

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Lerwick (S. Screen) Sunny intervals 60.139 -1.183
Kirkwall Sunny day 58.985 -2.9607
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.4392 -3.0922
Durness Sunny intervals 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Light shower day 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Sunny day 57.4751 -3.2155
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.1498 -2.0927
Ullapool Sunny intervals 57.8956 -5.16
Stornoway Light shower day 58.2111 -6.3842
Craig Cloudy 57.4889 -5.2754
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Heavy rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Dundee Sunny day 56.4621 -2.9692
Fort William Light shower day 56.8199 -5.104
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Light rain 57.4836 -7.3599
Strathyre Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.9533 -3.1868
Berwick-upon-Tweed Sunny day 55.7702 -2.0038
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.8643 -4.2505
Biggar Sunny intervals 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183

Altitude: 82m above mean sea level

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