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The UK has already seen nearly its entire ‘normal’ rainfall for August in the first half of the month. Figures up to the 13th of August show there has been 86.1mm of rain so far in the UK, just short … Continue reading
Heavy rain has continued to move north and east across the UK today. Here is a selection of the highest rainfall totals and strongest wind gusts from Met Office stations around the UK : 6hr UK RAINFALL 10 AUG … Continue reading
As forecast ex-hurricane Bertha is crossing the UK today (10 August 2014) bringing heavy and strong, gusty winds. The heaviest rainfall overnight was recorded at Balatasound in Shetland where 48.8mm of rain was recorded as a previous low pressure … Continue reading
7 August update: The latest update about the whether ex-Bertha will affect the UK can be found in our news release Tropical Storm Bertha is currently off the north east coast of the US and is likely to become … Continue reading