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Tag Archives: UK weather
Review of the year – 2017 UK weather
2017 saw named storms and heatwaves affect the UK, but perhaps the most memorable day was October 16 when the 30th anniversary of the 1987 Great Storm was marked by an ex-hurricane generating headlines as the sky and the sun … Continue reading
2014: A year in weather
2014 has been another year of eventful weather across the UK. Here we take a look at some of the year’s more notable aspects. Temperature The obvious headline from 2014 is that it will be the warmest year in our … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Met Office, UK, UK weather, weather, year 16 Comments
What is causing the extreme cold over North America?
The weather over North America has been hitting the headlines over the last few days with record breaking cold conditions spreading south from the Arctic. This has been linked to a ‘polar vortex’, but what is this and what could … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged extreme cold, is it going to snow?, Jet stream, polar vortex, stratosphere, UK weather, US cold 20 Comments
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