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How a strong jet stream is affecting aviation

We often talk about the jet stream and its impacts on UK weather – but it can have an even more direct effect on aviation as covered in the media in recent days. The jet stream is a band of … 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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