Weather Forecast: Yellow Warning Snow & Ice

Cold and windy with wintry showers today.

Information from The Met Office

Today 13th March:

Orkney cloudy this morning with some rain or sleet at first. Otherwise bright spells and a few passing wintry showers. Strong to gale northeasterly winds veering northerly this afternoon and easing towards evening. Maximum temperature 4 °C.


Clear periods and a few wintry showers this evening. A band of briefly heavy snow showers will spread south in the early hours along with strong northerly winds. Icy stretches. Minimum temperature -2 °C.

Tuesday 14th March:

A bright, cold day with snow and hail showers. Showers may turn more frequent and heavier together with strengthening northwesterly winds after dark. Maximum temperature 3 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Cold with snow showers on Wednesday, less windy. Cold and windy with rain or sleet spreading north on Thursday, becoming drier on Friday.

Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Mon 13 Mar 2023

the sand dunes at the Bay of Skaill with snow on them, above lots of clouds intermittent with blue sky. In the distance the coast with the fringes of the sea

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