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March 6, 2015 1 Comment

Weekend spring sunshine: 10 things you need to know

1 – Why is it turning milder?

During the past few weeks, the jet stream has been south of the UK, steering low pressure and cold air our way. However, this weekend the jet stream is going to move just north of the UK, allowing high pressure to have an influence on our weather – especially for England and Wales.

2 – Where will the best of the sunshine be?

On Saturday, the best of the sunshine, albeit with a breeze, will be across much of north east Scotland, England and Wales – except for parts of Cornwall, Cumbria and western coastal counties of Wales, which could be cloudy and drizzly.

On Sunday, the best of the sunshine will switch to Scotland and Northern Ireland, as England and Wales turn cloudy with a little rain. (more…)

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March 5, 2015 No Comments

El Nino arrives – finally…

Finally, it was announced today, by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, that El Nino has officially arrived – more than six months after originally expected and much weaker in

March 2, 2015 No Comments

A taste of spring warmth likely next weekend

March has started on a chilly note, but there are signs of spring warmth for most of us next weekend.

February 25, 2015 1 Comment

When has spring sprung in your mind?

As February draws to a close, I’ve already had lots of people asking me if there are any signs of spring – a season with which its perceived arrival seems to vary greatly.

February 19, 2015 No Comments

Two severe tropical cyclones to hit Australia at the same time

During the next 6-12 hours, two severe tropical cyclones, Lam and Marcia, are going to make landfall in northern Australia.

February 16, 2015 2 Comments

Earth from the window of the International Space Station

Stunning images of earth from space, taken by astronauts from the window of the International Space Station.

February 12, 2015 No Comments

Boston’s record-breaking snow in numbers

The US city of Boston has been firmly in the grip of winter during the past month and literally plunged into copious amounts of snow.

February 9, 2015 3 Comments

Cloud trapped under high pressure: a weather forecaster’s nightmare

With a big area of high pressure across the UK this week, you’d probably think that us weather folk have got an easy ride. However, the opposite is true!

February 3, 2015 No Comments

A night of snow and moon halos: your weather pictures

Even though all parts of the UK have been cold for around a week, many southern areas had yet to experience any snowfall. Last night that changed, with an area of snow spreading across southern and

February 2, 2015 No Comments

This week: staying cold with more snow

This week will see the cold weather continue, with further snow in places – although from midweek onwards, high pressure will build from the west, leading to a drier theme for many.

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