Tag Archives: Bank Holiday

Rain over the Bank Holiday Weekend, with more to come

The Bank Holiday weekend saw a good deal of dry and bright weather in places, but there was also heavy rainfall in some spots over the three days with some significant rainfall totals. Much of England and Wales had a … Continue reading

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August Bank Holiday weather extremes

The August Bank Holiday is always the last Monday in August, although these statistics include Saturday and Sunday, to look at the whole weekend. At this time of year it can still be quite hot, although there have been few instances of … Continue reading

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No heat wave just sunshine and showers this weekend

You may have seen more headlines in the newspapers today talking about a heat wave heading our way for the weekend. Once again these stories seem a little over-hyped. The Met Office forecast for the rest of the week does, … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 31 August 2010

The Times ran a number of articles over the weekend in the Weather Eye feature looking at the North Atlantic Hurricane Season.  Julian Heming, tropical storm expert at the Met Office briefed Paul Simons explaining the quiet start to the  Hurricane … Continue reading

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Weather set to improve next week

The weather is set to improve for most as we head through the Bank holiday weekend and in to next week, with more settled conditions spreading from the south and west. Our forecasts show that it is likely to stay … Continue reading

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