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Tag Archives: Fog
In this blog we take a look at what’s happening around the world where the weather is straying away from what’s normal or has the potential to bring disruption. North America A deep area of low pressure will bring the … Continue reading
There is a chance you could see the aurora borealis (Northern Lights) tonight in the UK, particularly in the northern half of the country. However, there will be widespread fog tonight (Monday 2 November), which could be dense in places and … Continue reading
The first half of October has been dominated by high pressure, giving a warm, dry, sunny start to October across the UK. The month started with some weather fronts crossing the UK bringing rain in places. However the mid month … Continue reading
There has been some media coverage about air pollution issues in the UK today, so what’s really going on? It is true to say that since Tuesday this week the UK has seen elevated levels of air pollution. This is … Continue reading
Fog has affected many areas over the last couple of days, which in some places has been freezing. Freezing fog forms in the same way as ‘normal’ fog and is typical in winter, aided by clear skies and calm conditions. … Continue reading
As it’s halloween tomorrow, we’ve taken a look at the top ten spookiest weather conditions. From well known scary weather – like thunder and lightning and sea mist, to lesser-known phenomena such as brocken spectre and fall streak holes. Fall streak hole. Also … Continue reading
Foggy weather has been especially persistent this week, not clearing all day in some areas of the UK. Fog forms when relatively moist and mild air close to the ground cools quickly, causing the moisture in the air to condense … Continue reading