A quick update for the readers about the gales forecasted for today. Calmac announced early this afternoon that the Islay ferries are cancelled for the remainder of the day. Below is a video from the MetOffice with the latest weather information: "As forecast, post Tropical Storm Katia is bringing gales and heavy rain to parts of the UK. Chief Forecaster, Bob Wilderspin, explains how the weather will develop over the next few hours and over the next few days. The highest wind speeds of 75 to 80 miles per hour are expected over northern and western regions of the country." "Let's be careful out there."