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After a hot and humid start to the month, when record daily maximum temperatures were recorded at several stations across the country on 1 July, it has been a fairly average month so far for the UK as a whole. … Continue reading
This week is set to see some unseasonably warm weather for parts of the UK – with temperatures expected to climb to the low to mid-20s Celsius in the south on Tuesday and Wednesday. Warm air flowing up from the … Continue reading
After a dry and warm start, summer 2014 is set to end on a rather average note – with temperatures and rainfall close to normal levels for the season. Using figures up to 27 August and then assuming average conditions … Continue reading
The third tropical storm in the North Atlantic, Cristobal, has been making some headlines about its potential positive impact on us here in the UK – so what’s actually happening? Cristobal is currently categorised as a hurricane and is currently … Continue reading
In the last few days a quartet of tropical cyclones have been active across the Pacific Ocean. For a period of time all four were simultaneously of hurricane intensity (winds greater than 74 mph). This is the first time this … Continue reading
7 August update: The latest update about the whether ex-Bertha will affect the UK can be found in our news release Tropical Storm Bertha is currently off the north east coast of the US and is likely to become … Continue reading
Update: The latest update about the whether ex-Bertha will affect the UK can be found in our news release A Tropical Storm called Bertha, which is currently in situated off the east coast of the US, could head towards Europe … Continue reading
This July was the eighth month in a row which has seen warmer than average temperatures for the UK. It was both sunnier and warmer than average, but not as much as July last year, according to provisional full-month statistics … Continue reading
This morning has seen some intense downpours across parts of south east England. They developed across parts of East Anglia in the early hours of the morning, with further areas of heavy showers across Sussex, Surrey, Kent and the south … Continue reading