The Easter weekend weather forecast for Orkney from The Met Office
Roads Update #Orkney
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.
Roads & Vaccination Update #Orkney
Police Scotland and Orkney Islands Council are urging people not to venture out on the county’s roads unless their journey is absolutely essential.
Orkney’s Ring of Brodgar
The Ring of Brodgar in Orkney looks impressive at any time but even more so when it is covered in a layer of snow.
Yellow Warning for Snow & Ice #Orkney
Sunny spells and snow showers. Cold and breezy.
Poetry Corner: It Sifts From Leaden Skies
“It sifts from leaden sieves,
It powders all the wood”
Around Orkney in the #Snow
Some images from around Orkney
Met Office Weather for Orkney:Cold and bright with a few wintry showers on Monday.
Monday 8th February – Friday 12th February
Yellow Weather Warning Snow & Ice
This Evening and Tonight 24th January: Mostly cloudy with showers through this evening, with the chance of some more persistent rain across Shetland for a time. Some icy patches forming by morning. Minimum temperature 0 °C.
Met Office Issues Yellow Warning for Snow & Ice #Orkney
Wintry showers will give a risk of icy patches and snow overnight and into Christmas Eve, giving some difficult driving conditions.