Today 3rd May:
Another bright and mainly dry day with sunny interludes and the odd passing shower. Temperatures staying on the cold side with easterly winds freshening over Orkney later. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
It will be rather cloudy with scattered showers, these mostly over Orkney with some drier, clearer conditions across Shetland. Fresh northeasterly winds. Minimum temperature 3 °C.
Tuesday 4th May:
Rather cloudy start for Orkney, then a bright and mainly dry day across the Isles. Sunny spells developing with just a few showers. Still feeling cold with fresh northerly winds. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:
The showery theme will continue for the rest of the week with some sunshine. Continuing to feel cold with strong northerly winds on Wednesday, gradually easing down.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC+1) on Mon 3 May 2021 Information from The Met Office