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Monthly Archives: November 2015
Heavy rain is expected across parts of north Wales, northwest England and southwest Scotland on Saturday into Sunday, clearing to the southeast on Monday. We have issued a yellow weather warning for rain for these areas, while the Environment Agency, … Continue reading
UPDATED: 11 NOVEMBER 2015 Storm Abigail has now been officially named and is expected to bring winds in excess of 80mph across the far north of the UK on Thursday evening into Friday and has the potential to cause some … Continue reading
Our blog yesterday reported on the imminent landfall of Cyclone Chapala which was located in the Gulf of Aden. As expected the cyclone made landfall over Yemen in the early hours of Tuesday UK time. Winds averaged over one minute … Continue reading
As reported in our blog last week, Cyclone Chapala formed in the Arabian Sea and became the second strongest cyclone on record in this region with estimated peak winds averaged over one minute of 155 mph. Only Cyclone Gonu in … Continue reading
There is a chance you could see the aurora borealis (Northern Lights) tonight in the UK, particularly in the northern half of the country. However, there will be widespread fog tonight (Monday 2 November), which could be dense in places and … Continue reading