Today 8th August:
Heavy rain spreads into Orkney through the morning, perhaps fringing southern Shetland, but dry with sunny spells across the north of Shetland. The rain will clear Orkney in the afternoon, although a few showers are still possible. Maximum temperature 18 °C.
Some bright or sunny spells this evening across the north of Shetland. Otherwise a cloudy evening and night with passing showers. Minimum temperature 13 °C.
Monday 9th August:
Further showers on Monday morning, but these tending to die out by early afternoon. Some low cloud around, but likely to see sunny spells developing over Orkney. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:
Light winds and low cloud on Tuesday and Wednesday. Some light rain but largely dry. A band of heavier rain sweeps east on Wednesday night. Bright and breezy on Thursday. Information from the Met Office