Channel 4 News’ Weather presenter Liam Dutton blogs on the highs and lows of the weather.
Spring sprang into action across England and Wales at the weekend, with Sunday proving to be the warmest day of the year so far, reaching 20.5C at Gravesend in Kent.
An area of high pressure brought mild air from the sub-tropics, which when combined with the ever stronger March sunshine, gave warmth equal to most of the Mediterranean on Sunday.
March is a fickle month as it traditionally marks the beginning of spring – a season that acts as a transition between winter and summer. (more…)
Following the wettest winter on record for the UK, I have no doubt that everyone will be elated at the news that high pressure is going to take residence over us from this weekend.
In the coming days it’ll turn a bit colder, which will bring the risk of some snow in places, as rain bumps into cold air.
Californians are breathing a sigh of relief, as much needed rain is expected to fall across the drought-hit state at the end of the week.
Whilst still a week away and subject to change, there are consistent hints that high pressure will have more of an influence on the UK than it has at any point during the past two months.
Although it has only just announced by the Met Office, it confirms what most of us thought would be the case anyway. This winter has been the wettest on record for the UK, since records began in
Satellite images, released by Nasa, show a comparison of the Somerset Levels before and after the severe flooding that has taken place.
In recent days, a few amazing images have been released by Nasa that show the scale of the flooding and one of the storms that caused it.
You’re probably thinking, why is this the case when the worst of the rain stopped falling on Saturday morning?
Finally, there looks to be some light at the end of the tunnel, in what has been an exceptional spell of extreme weather. A weakening jet stream will bring less stormy weather next week.