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Ferries cancelled

WITH force 10 south-easterly winds forecast for Tuesday night both NorthLink ferries have now been cancelled.

The ferry operator said that due to the continuing adverse weather conditions Wednesday night’s sailings were currently under review with the possibility of delayed departures.

Meanwhile, following a bumpy crossing that took almost 24 hours, the Hrossey is due to arrive in Aberdeen at midday (Tuesday).

Her sister vessel Hjaltland is expected to arrive in Lerwick at 5pm this afternoon (Tuesday) after departing Aberdeen in the early hours of the morning.

Shetland Islands Council is warning of possible disruptions to its inter island ferry as well as bus services. Regular updates are being posted at: http://www.shetland.gov.uk/adverseweather/default.asp 

A full and detailed weather forecast can be found at www.shetnews.co.uk/weather