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How wet has 2012 been? Is it a record breaker?

Provisional figures from the Met Office from 1 January to 26 December 2012 show that some parts of the UK have already had their wettest year on record. New records have been set in England (1095.8 mm), northern England (1253 … Continue reading

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Heavy rainfall across the UK

As forecast heavy rain has fallen across large parts of the UK causing flooding and disruption to travel and outdoor events. Here is a selection of rainfall totals recorded at Met Office observation sites on Friday 6 July 2012: UK RAINFALL 6 JULY 2012 … Continue reading

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Another wet and windy June weekend

It has been reported that this weekend’s weather is a once-in-50 year occurrence. In reality, last week’s weather was much more significant with winds recorded up to 84 mph and rainfall of 127 mm in parts of Wales. Although we are in … Continue reading

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