Another bright but cold day with a mixture of sunny intervals and occasional snow or hail showers, though melting readily in the sunshine.
Today 9th April Yellow Warning For Snow And Ice
A Sea-urchin….in the snow….in the fresh spring foliage…..in a flower pot…..
“Strong winds easing with snow showers becoming less frequent and longer sunny spells in the afternoon”
“Whatever next? “
Another bitterly cold day with strong to gale force northwesterly winds bringing further snow showers.
Sunny intervals and frequent showers of snow and hail, perhaps the odd rumble of thunder.
The Easter weekend weather forecast for Orkney from The Met Office
Priority 2 and 3 roads (back roads) have not been assessed or treated yet since overnight and there is the likelihood of encountering deep drifts.
Police Scotland and Orkney Islands Council are urging people not to venture out on the county’s roads unless their journey is absolutely essential.