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July starts dry, sunny and warm

Early Met Office figures for the first half of July show that it has been warmer, drier and sunnier than usual so far this month. We’ve now had 11 days with temperatures over 28 °C somewhere in the UK, making … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the 1953 floods

Craig Woolhouse is Head of Flood Incident Management at the Environment Agency. He looks at how flood risk management has progressed since 1953 and how you can keep flood aware. Today marks the 60th anniversary of the 1953 floods where … Continue reading

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UK rainfall over the last eight days

After a dry start to the month, the last eight days have seen some very wet weather affect the UK, causing widespread flooding and disruption. So just how much rain has the UK seen and where has been wettest? The … 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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Rainfall totals 24 November 2012

It has been another wet day across much of the southern half of the UK. Here are some rainfall totals between midnight and 9pm from Met Office reporting stations: Station     Amount St Mary’s Airport, Isles of Scilly 57 mm Plymouth, Devon 49.2 mm … Continue reading

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Stormy November weekend

As forecast, unsettled weather continues across the UK, with more heavy rain and strong winds expected to affect many areas at times through the weekend and into next week. The Met Office and the Environment Agency are warning the public … Continue reading

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Rainfall totals update

The table below shows total rainfall from midnight on the 20th November until 7.00 am this morning. Some areas have had over 90 mm of rain over the last three days. Location Total (mm) Exeter Airport                       92 Tyndrum 91 Westonbirt                           … Continue reading

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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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Rainfall figures: over a month’s worth of rain in two days

Rainfall totals for the past few days – from 1:00 am Sunday morning to 8:00 am this morning – show some areas have already had more than twice their usual September rainfall. Ravensworth, in North Yorkshire, has seen the highest … Continue reading

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Heaviest rain moves away after wet day in South West

It has been another very wet day across parts of the UK, resulting in widespread flooding across parts of the south west of England. Severe Flood Warnings were issued by the Environment Agency for several rivers through the day. This followed … Continue reading

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