Tag Archives: Cornwall

Last night’s highest wind speeds

As well as being wet we had some strong winds overnight Saturday into Sunday. Below are some of the highest gusts of wind recorded at Met Office reporting stations: Station     Maximum gust St Catherines Point, Isle of Wight 69 mph … Continue reading

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24 – 25 November rainfall update

Overnight rainfall recorded at Met Office observing stations from 6pm Saturday 24 November to 8am Sunday 25 November: Station     Amount Fylingdales, North Yorkshire 36.6 mm Pershore, Hereford & Worcester 32.6 mm Sheffield, South Yorkshire 32.6 mm Gingley-on-the-Hill 31.8 mm Leek, … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 11 April 2011

BBC Weather Test – The Sunday Telegraph have run an article ‘Test to see if you can trust the weatherman‘ in which it reports onthe proposed BBC ‘Weather Test’ – which has been presented as an indpendent, scientific evaluation of … Continue reading

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Further heavy rain in south west England

The Environment Agency, Devon and Cornwall police, Devon County Council, Cornwall Council and the Met Office are warning householders in Cornwall, South Devon and Dorset to be aware of possible further flooding overnight and are urging people to take precautions … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: Friday 19 November

The Western Morning News ran an article in the paper today explaining how ‘We issued rain warnings in good time‘ ahead of the heavy rain and subsequent flooding in Cornwall on Wednesday. Today was also the one year anniversary of … Continue reading

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Flooding in Cornwall

A band of heavy rain, accompanied by strong and gusty winds pushed across Cornwall overnight last night, resulting in a number of towns and villages experiencing flooding this morning. There was some intense, but short-lived downpours as the rain pushed east, with … Continue reading

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