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Why are we now seeing colder weather across the UK?

Over recent weeks, we have spoken about the very strong jet stream across the Atlantic, driving areas of intense low pressure towards the UK. This has bought spells of very wet, windy but relatively mild conditions to the country. As … Continue reading

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Strong winds and heavy rain affect parts of the UK

After an exceptionally dry September, the UK has seen its first bout of widespread heavy rain and strong winds so far this autumn. An area of low pressure centred close to Iceland has driven a cold front eastwards across Britain, … Continue reading

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Severe weather to affect western France

A spell of severe weather is expected to affect parts of France overnight and through Wednesday morning as an area of low pressure makes its way in from the Bay of Biscay. The  area of low pressure highlighted in the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s rain and wind data

Heavy rain has continued to move north and east across the UK today. Here is a selection of the highest rainfall totals and strongest wind gusts from Met Office stations around the UK : 6hr UK RAINFALL   10 AUG … Continue reading

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Wind and rainfall data 27 December 2013

As forecast, a deep area of low pressure developed over the Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of Friday morning bringing with it a further spell of wet and very windy weather across the UK as it tracked northeastwards, crossing … Continue reading

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Wind and rainfall data 23 to 24 December 2013 – Updated 1130

As forecast it was a stormy night across the southern half of the UK. Below you can see the highest gusts of wind and rainfal totals recorded at Met Office observing sites from 6pm 23 December and 7am 24 December. … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Wind and rainfall data 4 to 5 December 2013

UPDATED TO INCLUDE LATEST WIND SPEEDS AS AT 3PM, 5 DECEMBER 2013 As forecast, there have been severe gales with widespread gusts of between 60 and 80mph across Scotland and northern parts of England. Some very high level mountain sites … Continue reading

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Latest UK snow depths Monday 21 January

Following further snow yesterday in the central and eastern areas of the country, snow depths over the UK were as follows at 9 am this morning: Location Area Elevation Snow depth (cm) Albemarle              Northumberland       142 19 Lough Fea              Londonderry          225 19 Sennybridge     … Continue reading

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Rainfall totals 24 November 2012

It has been another wet day across much of the southern half of the UK. Here are some rainfall totals between midnight and 9pm from Met Office reporting stations: Station     Amount St Mary’s Airport, Isles of Scilly 57 mm Plymouth, Devon 49.2 mm … Continue reading

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