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Tag Archives: showers
A mixed June so far
So far in June there has been quite a variation in the weather we have seen. The start of the month brought some warm and sunny weather, especially in the west. However, more recently it has been rather more unsettled … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged 2016, flodding, hot, june, Met Office, rainfall, showers, temperatures, thunder, warm, wet 2 Comments
This weekend sees the 2015 Ten Tors challenge and once again, the Met Office will be providing tailored forecasts for the organisers to help with event planning and coordination. This year, for the first time, an Operational Meteorologist will also … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged 2015, camping, dartmoor, Met Office, okehampton, rain, showers, sunshine, ten tors, treck, weather, wind Comments Off on Ten Tors
Dreaming of a White Christmas?
UPDATED FRIDAY 19th DECEMBER With less than a week to go before Christmas Day, we are going to look at the likelihood of a white Christmas – will we be waking up to a picturesque covering of snow on the … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Christmas Day, frost, Milder, minimum temperatures, showers, snow, storms, weather forecast, weather warnings, Wetter, White Christmas, White Xmas 1 Comment
Turning even warmer for parts of Britain
After a disappointingly cool and wet August, September has been largely fine, with plenty of warm sunshine for many areas. This has been thanks to an area of high pressure centred across the UK, which generally brings us dry and … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Azores, dry and fine, edouard, high pressure, hurricane, low pressure, mid 20s, seasonal average, showers, warm, weekend 2 Comments
Why are we getting thunder and lightning?
With the weather in April being distinctly showery so far, what exactly causes this changeable weather and why do some showers give thunder and lightning? Thunderstorms are normally associated with convective clouds which form from rising air warmed by … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged april, Lightning, rain, showers, thunder, Thunderstorm, weather, Weather Phenomena 3 Comments
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