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Tag Archives: Wales
Guest blog: It’s raining – why have we still got a drought?
Trevor Bishop is Head of Water Resources at the Environment Agency. Here he explains why, despite the rain, we are still in a drought. In true bank holiday spirit the weather turned wet for the Easter holidays and it doesn’t … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Drought, East Anglia, Easter, England, Environment Agency, Groundwater, Met Office, Midland, rain, Wales 5 Comments
Why are we in drought?
Rainfall amounts across many parts of the UK have been below average for the last two years. Importantly, this includes two dry winters – the periods when we would normally expect our rainfall to replenish river, reservoir and groundwater levels. … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Drought, England, England Wales, Nottinghamshire, rain, Shropshire, Wales, weather Comments Off on Why are we in drought?
Weather forecasts in Welsh and Gaelic
The Met Office has launched Gaelic and Welsh language forecasts on its website, providing the latest weather forecasts and warnings to the 600,000 Welsh speakers and 58,000 Gaelic speakers, along with thousands of learners across the UK. The Met Office … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged Cymraeg, Fiona Hyslop, Gàidhlig, Met Office, Scotland, Scottish Gaelic, Scottish Government, Wales, weather forecasting, Welsh Assembly Government, Welsh language Comments Off on Weather forecasts in Welsh and Gaelic
Wet and windy for the Ryder Cup
Our forecasters are predicting a spell of unsettled weather over the coming days, as strong winds and rain sweep across the country. The weather conditions are likely to prove to be a challenge for the golfers at Celtic Manor in … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Celtic Manor Resort, Met Office, Newport, Ryder Cup, Wales, weather Comments Off on Wet and windy for the Ryder Cup
Weather set to improve next week
The weather is set to improve for most as we head through the Bank holiday weekend and in to next week, with more settled conditions spreading from the south and west. Our forecasts show that it is likely to stay … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Bank Holiday, Bank Holiday Monday, England, Met Office, Travel and Tourism, Wales, weather Comments Off on Weather set to improve next week
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