Today 17th May:
A largely dry and bright day with some decent sunny spells around, although cloud will increases from the north across Shetland later in the afternoon. Light mainly southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 11 °C.
Some late sunny spells across Orkney but Shetland cloudier with outbreaks of rain. These cloudier conditions with occasional rain spreading to Orkney through the early hours. Freshening northwesterly winds. Minimum temperature 5 °C.
Tuesday 18th May :
Cloudy start with outbreaks of rain and drizzle but brighter conditions with a few showers reaching Shetland by mid-morning and spreading to Orkney for the afternoon. Occasionally fresh northwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 9 °C.
Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:
Cool and rather cloudy with showers Wednesday. Brighter with a few showers Thursday but rain reaching Orkney in the afternoon. Cloudy Friday with outbreaks of rain and strong easterly winds.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC+1) on Mon 17 May 2021 Information from The Met Off