Weather Forecast: Rain or sleet. Strengthening easterly winds.

Information from The Met Office

Today 6th April:

Dull with a mix of rain, sleet and hill snow persisting across Orkney. A few brighter spells in Shetland with occasional sleet and snow showers. Strong to gale easterly winds. Maximum temperature 5 °C.


Rain and sleet clearing southern parts of Orkney towards midnight. Mainly cloudy thereafter, and rather cold with a few wintry showers. Strong to gale easterly or northeasterly winds easing. Minimum temperature 2 °C.

Thursday 7th April:

Cold with bright spells and scattered showers, wintry at times and becoming more frequent through the afternoon. Fresh, occasionally strong northerly or northeasterly winds. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Remaining cold into the weekend with a mix of rain, sleet and snow showers at times. There will be some bright or clear spells too. Occasionally strong northerly winds easing.

Updated: 05:00 (UTC+1) on Wed 6 Apr 2022

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