Information from The Met Office
Today 1st February:
Bright or sunny intervals and occasional blustery showers, some of these heavy and turning wintry later, especially over Shetland. West to northwesterly gales, with severe gales over Orkney for a time. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
A few clear spells, but further showers, still some heavy and wintry at times. Strong or gale force west or northwest winds at first but gradually easing. Minimum temperature 1 °C.
Wednesday 2nd February:
Showers dying out in the morning but becoming cloudy from west with patchy rain developing. Heavy more persistent rain in evening with strengthening southwest winds. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:
Some rain Thursday, heavy in afternoon with southerly gales. Colder with wintry showers overnight and Friday with west or northwest gales. Rain or showers on Saturday with strong southwest winds.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Tue 1 Feb 2022
See also: SEPA: A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney.
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