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Tag Archives: Storm Abigail
Spring isn’t the time to wind-up scheme for warning about storm-force winds
Ensuring greater public safety and raising awareness of severe weather were two principles at the heart of the thinking behind the Name Our Storms initiative, devised and managed by the UK and Ireland’s National Met Services: the Met Office and … Continue reading
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Warm November on course to equal record in England
UPDATE – 3 December 2015 – Provisonal full month stats show that November 2015 was the dullest on record Early provisional statistics* (1- 25 November) show November has been notable for its mild weather. Overall, temperatures for the UK have … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged frost, gales, heavy rain, Met Office, National Severe Weather Warning Service, rain, rainfall, record, Storm, Storm Abigail, Storm Barney, storms, sunshine, temperature, wet 3 Comments
Is the first officially named storm heading towards our shores?
UPDATED: 11 NOVEMBER 2015 Storm Abigail has now been officially named and is expected to bring winds in excess of 80mph across the far north of the UK on Thursday evening into Friday and has the potential to cause some … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged gales, Met Eireann, Met Office, severe gales, severe weather warnings, Storm Abigail, storms 14 Comments