Tag Archives: Altnaharra

The meteorology behind the ‘Beast from the East’

Update: See how the weather situation for the coming week has developed over the weekend: How the ‘pest from the west’ will beat the ‘Beast from the East’ The ‘Beast from the East’ – not the Grammy nominated live album … Continue reading

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What a difference a year makes

Last year we had the coldest December in more than a century, with repeated heavy snowfalls and prolonged sub-zero temperatures. This year has been a starkly different story, with conditions so far this month being much more normal for the … Continue reading

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More very low temperatures and snow

It was another very cold night across many parts of the UK, with temperatures falling as low as -20.2 C at Altnaharra in the Highlands. The tables below show the lowest temperatures (below minus 5 C) recorded at a selection … Continue reading

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Freezing weather continues with more snow

Snow and icy conditions have continued to cause widespread disruption across many parts of the UK as temperatures fell as low as -21.1 °C at Altnaharra in Scotland last night. The Met Office is warning of further snow and widespread ice. … Continue reading

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