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Orkney: Loch of Hundland

  • Light rain 14 °C 10 °C
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Sunrise: 07:06 Sunset: 19:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Forecast Summary

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

Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Fair start then rain spreading from the south.

Today:

Dry and occasionally bright start, particularly across Shetland, then cloud thickening from the south bringing periods of rain to Orkney late morning, which reach Shetland mid afternoon. Fresh southerly wind developing, which veers later. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Remaining overcast with rain, this turning heavier for a time late evening and overnight. Winds becoming cyclonic overnight. Remaining mild. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Thursday:

Rather cloudy, but the odd early bright spell may appear across Orkney. Some patchy rain at first across Shetland, then more organised rain possible late afternoon, but otherwise dry. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rain for a time Friday and Sunday, but Saturday should be dry and bright for most. Southerly winds strong to near gale from late Friday until Mid-Sunday.

Updated: 03:50 on Wed 20 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Wet and windy in the northwest but bright elsewhere.

Today:

Wet and windy weather spreading across northern and some western parts today, with some heavy rain likely across Northern Ireland and Scotland. Elsewhere, staying largely dry with warm sunny spells, although the odd spot of light rain is possible.

Tonight:

Outbreaks of rain continuing over Scotland, Wales and western and northern parts of England. Staying mostly dry across the rest of England. Rain clearing Northern Ireland with clear spells developing.

Thursday:

Cloud and rain, heavy at times, spreading slowly and erratically east across England and Wales, but staying largely dry in the southeast. Turning brighter to the west, with scattered showers.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Staying mostly dry, bright and warm in the south and east with sunny spells. However, bands of rain and strong winds moving across the north and west at times.

Updated: 03:26 on Wed 20 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 24 Sep 2017 to Tuesday 3 Oct 2017:

Through to the end of September it will probably stay rather unsettled in the north and western half of the UK, with rain and stronger winds at times, perhaps even gales for the far northwest next week. Further south and east there will be more in the way of sunshine and lighter winds. It is likely to become quite warm during the day at times, especially in the south and east, but with chilly nights in the forecast. There may be some mist and fog patches around first thing and these may last well into the morning on some days. Early in October the rather unsettled weather in the northwest will probably extend into the rest of the UK.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 4 Oct 2017 to Wednesday 18 Oct 2017:

As we head further into October there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast, although it looks most likely to be settled in the south and southeast at first, with the best of the dry and sunny weather. A more marked northwest-southeast split could develop again across the UK, bringing rain and strong winds across the northwest, with more unsettled conditions probably reaching all areas by the second half of the week. Temperatures will be close to or slightly above normal, with the south and southeast perhaps rather warm by day at first. However,there will be some chilly nights with early morning mist and fog as well as an increased chance of frost, most likely in the north.

Updated: 03:26 on Wed 20 Sep 2017 BST

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