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TABLE UPDATED AT 11:50AM Many parts of the UK are seeing strong winds today as the remnants of ex-tropical storm Gonzalo pass over the north of the country. Below are the top ten strongest gusts of wind we have recorded … Continue reading
On Saturday we saw a number of heavy rain showers group together in what’s known as a ‘squall line’ – a narrow band of thunderstorms, intense rain, hail, and frequent lightning accompanied by brief but very strong gusts of wind … Continue reading
As forecast, unsettled wintry conditions brought snow and strong winds to parts of the UK overnight and this morning. Eskdalemuir saw the deepest snow, with 14 cm of snow recorded at 10 am this morning, while Aviemore recorded 12 cm. Many areas also saw strong winds, … Continue reading
Following Met Office amber weather warnings for wind in some parts of the UK yesterday, some high gust speeds were recorded late last night and into the early hours of the morning. The highest gust speed at lower levels was … Continue reading
Various articles in the news today said that the weather over the weekend was the worst storm to hit the UK in years, and that there is more to come this week. There was indeed a very deep area of low … Continue reading
Below are the latest rainfall totals from 6.00 pm Sunday night until 6.00 am this morning. Location Amount (mm) Mona 27.8 Blencathra 27.4 Capel Curig 26 Valley 25.4 St Bees Head 20.8 Keswick 19 Ronaldsway 18.4 Blackpool 18.2 Rochdale 18 Aberdaron 17.4 The highest … Continue reading