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A wet and sunny January, but very average for temperature

January 2015 saw above-average amounts of sunshine and rainfall right across the UK, but with temperatures averaging out to near-normal. The first half of the month was largely unsettled, with mild, wet and windy weather interspersed with colder and drier … Continue reading

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Extreme global weather

The UK may be experiencing what looks likely to be a milder than average winter but other parts of the globe are struggling against some extreme weather conditions. Middle East Heavy snow is expected to affect large parts of Turkey, … Continue reading

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Severe weather around the world

While the UK is currently experiencing relatively benign weather for the time of year, extreme conditions are expected in some other parts of the world. Morocco and Spain Last Saturday, Agadir in Morocco saw 90mm of rain fall in just … Continue reading

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UK snow depths Wednesday 23 January

Following further snow fall yesterday and overnight, the latest snow depth observations for the UK are below. Little Rissington in Gloucestershire has the highest snow depth so far this year with 30 cm recorded. Location Area Elevation Depth (cm) Little … Continue reading

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Latest UK snow depths Monday 21 January

Following further snow yesterday in the central and eastern areas of the country, snow depths over the UK were as follows at 9 am this morning: Location Area Elevation Snow depth (cm) Albemarle              Northumberland       142 19 Lough Fea              Londonderry          225 19 Sennybridge     … Continue reading

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Updated: Latest snow depths Friday 18 January

As forecast, many areas of the UK have had heavy snowfall today, particularly in Wales and the south and west of England. The heaviest snowfall so far has been in Wales, where a red warning is currently in place. Sennybridge … Continue reading

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Video forecast for heavy snow forecast for Friday

A band of snow will push into the west into Friday morning with parts of Wales, the west of England and later Northern Ireland particularly at risk of heavy falls of snow and blizzard conditions in strong winds. Met Office … Continue reading

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Heavy snow forecast for the UK

A band of snow will push into the west into Friday morning with parts of Wales, the west of England and later Northern Ireland particularly at risk of heavy falls of snow and blizzard conditions in strong winds. Met Office … Continue reading

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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

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UK snow depths and overnight lows

As forecast, the east of the country saw snowfall yesterday and last night, with the heaviest snow falling in Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire. Wattisham in Suffolf recorded the deepest snow, with 8 cm recorded at 9 am this morning. Snow totals … Continue reading

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