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Forecast Summary

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

Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Bright spells and sleety showers. Cold.

Today:

A cold day with patchy ice possible on untreated surfaces. A mixture of bright spells and rain or sleet showers, with snow over the hills. Freshening northerly winds. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Tonight:

Occasional rain showers becoming more scattered overnight. A frost and patchy ice will develop under clearing skies as northerly winds ease. Minimum temperature -2 °C.

Tuesday:

A mainly dry day with bright spells, light winds and just the odd passing shower. Turning breezy later with some rain spreading east in the evening. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Windy at times with showers or longer spells of rain on Wednesday and Thursday. Fresh northerly winds and wintry showers on Friday.

Updated: 02:33 on Mon 11 Dec 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Staying very cold with rain and snow across southeastern areas.

Today:

Light snow will affect some central and southern areas at first. Wintry showers across northwestern parts. Largely fine elsewhere. Rain will spread into southern areas, possibly bringing some sleet or snow, accumulating on some hills. Windy in far south. Cold.

Tonight:

Rain and snow will clear southeastern areas with winds easing. Wintry showers easing for most. Risk of a few freezing fog patches. A severe frost for many.

Tuesday:

A largely fine morning with sunshine, with only isolated wintry showers across some western coasts. Through the afternoon, thickening cloud will bring rain and hill snow across western areas. Cold.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Less cold and windier on Wednesday with rain or showers. Sunshine and showers thereafter, with showers mainly affecting windward coasts, wintry in places. Feeling chilly in the brisk wind.

Updated: 01:31 on Mon 11 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 15 Dec 2017 to Sunday 24 Dec 2017:

A cool northerly will bring a mixture of sunshine and showers at the start of this period. Eastern areas may see some more persistent rain at first, but otherwise showers are expected, with the most frequent showers in the north and west where they may be heavy, and with some snow falling over some northern hills. Generally it will feel cold, with overnight frosts and some icy patches. Into the following week bands of rain and hill snow interspersed by drier interludes are likely. It will often be windy with gales possible in exposed parts of the north and west. Milder conditions are then likely to return as we approach Christmas, with some wet and windy weather at times, especially in the north and west.

UK Outlook for Monday 25 Dec 2017 to Monday 8 Jan 2018:

During the Christmas period we are likely to see a transition from spells of wet and windy weather moving across the UK, towards more generally benign weather becoming established. This is likely to bring a mixture of colder, drier conditions and shorter lived milder, wetter and windier interludes. Snow is likely at times, especially in more northern and central parts of the UK. Temperatures will probably be below average overall.

Updated: 01:31 on Mon 11 Dec 2017 GMT

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