Tag Archives: English Channel

More heavy rain and gales on the way

As forecast, unsettled weather continues across the UK, with more heavy rain and strong winds expected to affect all areas over the next few days. The Met Office, Environment Agency and Scottish Environment Protection Agency are warning the public to … Continue reading

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How did the ‘Great Storm’ of 1987 develop?

From the trail of devastation left by the ‘Great Storm’ of 1987, it’s clear that it was an unusual event. Analysis of the storm suggests there had been nothing like it since 1703 and that it was an event so rare … Continue reading

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Communicating uncertain forecasts

This has been a challenging week for the Met Office. As early as last weekend our forecasters identified the potential for some very severe weather to affect the UK at the end of this week. Our forecasting systems had identified … Continue reading

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