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Tag Archives: Low-pressure area
After a quiet spell of weather courtesy of a slow moving area of high pressure, we are now entering an unsettled period as a series of Atlantic depressions are expected to pass close to the northwest of Britain during the … 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
The low pressure system that has brought heavy rain, strong winds and flooding to the UK is the most intense to cross the UK in September for more than 30 years, with the lowest air pressure of 973mb being recorded … Continue reading
The UK has seen some very wet and windy weather since the early hours of Sunday morning and that is set to continue in places for the next couple of days – but what has brought these disruptive conditions? As … Continue reading
This weekend’s weather forecast is proving more challenging than usual as we see signs of much more unsettled conditions developing for all parts of the UK over the next few days. Much of the UK is set to have a … Continue reading
So far this winter the UK has seen some very strong winds associated with a series of Atlantic storms. This has included some near-record strength gusts of wind in places, with Scotland particularly badly affected. On 8 December a gust … Continue reading