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Tag Archives: heavy snow
Is there another ‘Beast from the East’ on the way?
There have been many headlines in recent days proclaiming a return of the ‘Beast from the East’ and ‘triple polar vortex to trigger heavy snow’ with bookies reportedly cutting the odds that this month will end as the coldest January … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Beast from the East, El Nino, heavy snow, Madden Julian Oscillation, polar vortex, snow, SSW, sudden stratospheric warming, Winter 6 Comments
Overnight lows and the latest snow depths
As forecast temperatures fell well below zero across the UK last night and the heaviest of the snow started to ease in most areas. The lowest temperature recorded at a Met Office observing station was Edinburgh, Gorgarbank, at -4.3 C … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged frost, heavy snow, ice, lowest temperatures, Met Office, severe weather warnings, snow depths Comments Off on Overnight lows and the latest snow depths
What to do when heavy snow is forecast
Make sure you know what to do when severe weather warnings are in place for snow. The first and most vital thing to do is check local and national weather forecasts and keep up to date with the latest warnings … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged heavy snow, Met Office, severe weather, snow, snowfall Comments Off on What to do when heavy snow is forecast
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