Some fine weather on the way for the Islands?

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After one of worst summers in living memory across the Isles, finally it looks like a dry and fine spell of weather will develop during the coming week.

The weather statistics confirm that May and June were the worst ever measured in 145 years of record-keeping Stornoway, in terms of excess rainfall, coldness and a lack of sunshine.

July and August were hardly much better, with persistent rain and dull skies culminating in one of the worst harvests of the modern era.

However, the Stornoway Gazette’s weatherman, Eddie Graham, says this week is looking to be much better, as high pressure builds to east of Scotland.

This means that dry, warm easterly breezes should develop, with (hopefully) some decent spells of late Indian summer sunshine.

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