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Weather warnings in Orkney & Shetlands


Risk Low

Type wind
Time Dec 15, 13:00 → Dec 16, 13:00
Area Highland & Islands
Severe gales expected over the Northern Isles and parts of Caithness. Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport expected. Some short term loss of power and other services. Coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities affected by spray and/or large waves

Risk Low

Type snow/ice
Time Dec 15, 10:00 → Dec 16, 10:00
Area Highland & Islands
Periods of freezing rain, with snow in Scotland later, leading to some dangerous travelling conditions. Possible travel delays on roads stranding some vehicles and passengers. Possible delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected. A chance of injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces. Bus and train services may be delayed or cancelled, with some road closures and longer journey times possible. Untreated pavements and cycle paths might be impassable because of black icehone coverage, may be affected.

Source: Meteoalarm