Weather Forecast: Rain soon spreading east.

Information from The Met Office

Today 6th August:

A dry start across Shetland, but rain soon spreads over Orkney, reaching Shetland by around midday. Occasionally heavy outbreaks of rain continue through the afternoon. Becoming rather windy with a fresh or strong southwesterly wind later. Maximum temperature 14 °C.


Occasionally heavy outbreaks of rain through the evening, clearing east by midnight. Generally cloudy with some patchy light rain at times for the rest of the night. Moderate westerly winds. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Sunday 7th August:

A mostly cloudy day with a little patchy light rain at times, but some drier brighter spells, these over Orkney in the morning, Shetland in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Rather wet and windy across Shetland with outbreaks of rain and drizzle and an occasionally strong westerly or southwesterly wind. Often drier for Orkney, but still rather breezy.

Updated: 05:00 (UTC+1) on Sat 6 Aug 2022

Orkney Vintage Show 2014 Image credit Noel Donaldson

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