Monthly Archives: April 2011

Met Office in the Media: 29 April 2011

As HRH Prince William and Catherine Middleton were married in Westminster Abbey, the showers held off, remaining to the north of central London. The cloud broke to give some sunny spells across the capital as they made their way back … Continue reading

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One day to go to the Royal Wedding and what’s the weather forecast?

The Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William and Catherine Middleton will be celebrated in London and throughout the country tomorrow. The weather will play its part in the big day and the latest Royal Wedding forecast is for a mixture of … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding Update: Wednesday 27 April

In the London area, a return to more typical April weather is likely, with a mix of showers and at times brighter spells. The best of the drier weather is likely through the morning. Much of Scotland, Northern Ireland and … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 27 April 2011

The Daily Express reports in ‘Drivers warned as pollen cloud menace heads for UK‘ about an increased risk of Birch pollen heading toward the UK from the continent as northeasterly winds set in across the UK.  Birch pollen is also … Continue reading

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25 years on from Chernobyl

Twenty-five years on from the Chernobyl accident on April 26th 1986, the impacts of the devastating explosion in the number 4 reactor at the Chernobyl plant continue to be felt in the region and beyond and have been brought into … Continue reading

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Royal wedding weather forecast

As the big day gets closer we can now start to give more detail on what the weather will be like on Friday for the Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton.  The Met Office has a special … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 26th April 2011

As we head back to work the Met Office can confirm that we have had the hottest Easter in recent history. The hottest place over the weekend was Wisley in Surrey where the Met Office recorded a high of 27.8 … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 21 April 2011

The weather for the Easter weekend continues to make the news right now with the Daily Telegraph reporting that ‘Britain heading for warmest Easter weekend on record‘.  It is true that temperatures are well above where they should be – … Continue reading

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Defra puts UK on Smog alert

The high pressure system persisting over the UK is forecast to bring warm and still conditions to the UK over the Easter weekend. These conditions mean it is likely that the UK will experience a high pollution episode this weekend.  … Continue reading

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New pollen forecasts available online

Pollen forecasts are now available on the Met Office website for the millions of sufferers of hay fever across the UK. The forecasts will use our latest weather forecast information and combine this with pollen readings from across the UK. … Continue reading

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