Showers or longer spells of rain
Weather Forecast: Yellow Warning Snow & Ice
Cold and windy with wintry showers. Severe gales over Shetland.
Christmas Past: The Stromness Ba of 1913
“At 10am The Boy’s Ba’ was thrown up and after a severe struggle, was carried to the South End”
Christmas Past: The Ba of 1949
On Christmas Day there was thunder, lightning and heavy rain. As the day progressed the winds got ever stronger to gale force.
Weather Forecast: Rain clearing north then mainly dry and bright. Southerly gales.
Strong to gale force southerly winds, veering southwesterly in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 12 °C.
“Surprisingly there are few major injuries at The Ba and spectators wisely move quickly out the way as the thunder of men in pursuit nears them.”
Time Travel in Tankerness House
“We travelled through time in the corridors rooms, up the stairs and down the stairs, of Tankerness House Museum in Kirkwall “