Channel 4 News’ Weather presenter Liam Dutton blogs on the highs and lows of the weather.
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.
It will be a welcome change from the stormy weather that has battered our shores through winter, bringing severe flooding and widespread disruption.
I suggested around a week ago that high pressure looked set to arrive, although at that time there was still some uncertainty. (more…)
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.