Today 3rd October:
Mainly dry morning with early brightness. Cloud thickening from early afternoon, bringing periods of rain to Orkney by early evening, Shetland from mid-evening, as winds back southerly and strengthen. Maximum temperature 14 °C.
Outbreaks of rain through the night, perhaps drier for a time for Orkney. Strong southerly winds turning to gales for a time. Rain clearing Orkney around daybreak. Minimum temperature 10 °C.
Tuesday 4th October:
Rain and cloud clearing by mid morning with some sunshine likely, winds turning westerly and a few blustery showers likely throughout the afternoon Maximum temperature 15 °C.
Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:
Further rain and perhaps, strong winds on Wednesday. Fresher towards the end of the week with blustery showers, a very Autumnal feel.
Updated: 05:00 (UTC+1) on Mon 3 Oct 2022