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Monthly Archives: January 2015
While we’re looking at our own wintry weather later this week, a separate weather system is about to bring some very disruptive winter weather on the other side of the Atlantic. A low pressure system, which is due to bring … Continue reading
Cold weather is again on the way for the UK. Later this week colder conditions will spread south, bringing a mixture of sunny spells and snow showers from Wednesday onwards. Temperatures for many will be below normal for the time … Continue reading
Over recent weeks, we have spoken about the very strong jet stream across the Atlantic, driving areas of intense low pressure towards the UK. This has bought spells of very wet, windy but relatively mild conditions to the country. As … Continue reading
As expected, a powerful low pressure system affected the UK yesterday evening and overnight bringing gales and heavy rain to many areas. The low pressure system will continue to affect the UK today, bringing sunny spells and blustery, heavy showers with … Continue reading
As forecast by the Met Office, a powerful low pressure system passed to the north of the UK in the early hours of this morning bringing exceptionally strong winds in places. Two low level stations recorded wind speeds of over … Continue reading