Due to strong winds and large waves there is a risk of spray and wave overtopping of exposed causeways late on Sunday night and early Monday morning.
A woman of independent mind.
West or southwesterly winds will be strong though the day, touching severe gale force at times. Maximum temperature 9 °C.
“The plague was the largest pandemic and biggest mortality event in human history. When it emerged and from what host may shed light on where it came from, why it continually erupted over hundreds of years and died out in some locales but persisted in others. And ultimately, why it killed so many people.” Evolutionary geneticist Hendrik Poinar, director of McMaster’s Ancient DNA Centre
” Chris Lintott has created something which has brought huge numbers of people into participation in astronomy, and his main aim is to explain to them just what it is they have accomplished. In that, I believe it succeeds very well.”
On 29th of January 1964 the film Dr Strangelove (How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb) was released.
Fresh westerly winds will give it a chilly feel. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
The back-projection analysis of seismic P-waves revealed correlations with eruptions observed by satellite (Kotaro Tarumi, Kazunori Yoshizawa. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. January 15, 2023). Image credit: Kotaro Tarumi, Kazunori Yoshizawa.
Mental Health Training Orkney Event: Pioneering Collaboration Between Former Royal Marines & Farmers
The RSABI Mental Health First Aid Awareness Training takes place from 09.30-13.30 on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th February at The Albert Hotel, Kirkwall. It is free to attend and lunch will be provided.
This Sunday, 29th of January, the Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall is running a free event where you can try out the variety of activities they have to offer.
Strengthening southwest winds. Maximum temperature 8 °C.