Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore south of Agnes seas, extending throughout during this afternoon and evening. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then tending easterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Agnes Waters during the evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 04:45 EST
11:47 EDT Parts of the Middle East have been blanketed in heavy snow, piling more misery on millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the country's bitter civil war.