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Tag Archives: Storm Frank
What’s been happening to our weather?
December 2015 will go down in meteorological history as one of the wettest – and warmest – on record. It will also be remembered for the devastating floods in Cumbria, Lancashire, Yorkshire and Scotland. The extensive flooding of homes and … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Atlantic, climate change, El Nino, heavy rain, Met Office, Storm, Storm Desmond, Storm Eva, Storm Frank, storms, tropical Pacific Ocean, wind 20 Comments
Record breaking December rainfall
This is has already been a record breaking month for rainfall in some parts of the UK, with exceptional amounts of rain falling onto already saturated ground. The very wet Boxing Day in parts of north Wales and northwest England … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged climate change, December 2015, Environment Agency, flood, flooding, forecast, gales, heavy rain, Jet stream, Met Office, National Severe Weather Warning Service, rain, rainfall, record, Scotland, severe weather, statistics, Storm, Storm Desmond, Storm Frank, storms, UK, weather, wet, wind 6 Comments