Winds northerly occasionally fresh. Temperatures near seasonal averages. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
Winds easing though the afternoon with showers tending to be more focused across Orkney. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Feeling cold in the strong northerly winds. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Temperatures staying on the cold side with easterly winds freshening over Orkney later. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Staying cool with light winds. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Still feeling rather chilly. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Beltane April 30th – May 1st
“Beltane fires send out sparks, like shooting stars,”
Czech poet Karel Hynek Mácha (1810 – 1836) to celebrate the 1st of May
The eta Aquarid meteor shower from Halley’s Comet peaks on 5th to 6th May, but moonlight will spoil it this year.