Tag Archives: Easter

Guest blog: It’s raining – why have we still got a drought?

Trevor Bishop is Head of Water Resources at the Environment Agency. Here he explains why, despite the rain, we are still in a drought. In true bank holiday spirit the weather turned wet for the Easter holidays and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Is it really going to snow?

Over the last few days the UK has been under the influence of high pressure giving us plenty of sunshine and record breaking temperatures but also overnight frosts in places. This weekend sees a gradual return to weather we would normally expect … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 26th April 2011

As we head back to work the Met Office can confirm that we have had the hottest Easter in recent history. The hottest place over the weekend was Wisley in Surrey where the Met Office recorded a high of 27.8 … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 21 April 2011

The weather for the Easter weekend continues to make the news right now with the Daily Telegraph reporting that ‘Britain heading for warmest Easter weekend on record‘.  It is true that temperatures are well above where they should be – … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 20 April 2011

As the fine weather continues across much of the UK the media have focused very much on what the Easter weekend weather will be like and whether the fine and warm spell will last until the Royal Wedding.  Of course, … Continue reading

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