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Our meteorologists will be keeping a close eye on the weather in eastern Europe and the USA this week. With high pressure dictating the weather over western Europe, cold air and associated weather systems are being funnelled southwards across eastern … Continue reading
With the weather in the UK still relatively settled we take a look at where the weather may have an impact around the world in the coming days. Hurricane Nicole in the Atlantic Since yesterday Nicole, located in the Atlantic … Continue reading
Hurricane Matthew Hurricane Matthew has strengthened slightly as it has tracked slowly north towards Haiti. It is making landfall over the southwestern tip of Haiti as a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale with sustained winds near … Continue reading
Southern USA After making landfall on Saturday 23 October as a category 5 hurricane, Hurricane Patricia weakened rapidly as it moved over the mountains of Mexico. Hurricane Patricia became the deepest hurricane on record with minimum central pressure of 879hPa, … Continue reading
Over the past week high pressure situated over or near the UK has brought fairly quiet and settled weather across the country and this is expected to continue into next week. Elsewhere across the globe there are some potentially significant … Continue reading
The Met Office Atlantic tropical storm forecast for 2015 is for eight tropical storms between June and November, with a 70% chance (the ‘70% range’) that the number will be in the range six to ten. This is below-normal relative … Continue reading
While the UK continues to see fairly typical winter weather, over the other side of the Atlantic the US is experiencing some stark contrasts. While some parts in the west are seeing warm and dry conditions, eastern areas are seeing … Continue reading