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April 23, 2014 No Comments

US tornado season: quietest start in 60 years

Information released by NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center shows that the US has had its quietest start to the tornado season since detailed records began in 1953.

In 2014, up to 21 April, there have been just 20 tornadoes recorded, which is well below the average of 157 for this point in the season.

There have also been no tornado-related deaths so far this year, which may also be the latest date that this has happened.  (more…)

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April 17, 2014 3 Comments

Easter weather to offer mixed fortunes

With the Easter weekend starting tomorrow, there is no doubt that many of you will be wondering what the weather will offer.

April 16, 2014 No Comments

A volcano, cyclone, dust storm and Grand Canyon from space

As we go about our daily lives on the surface, satellites orbit the earth, constantly snapping images from space of our planet below.

April 15, 2014 No Comments

El Nino event possible in coming months

Today, the World Meteorological Organization detailed the possible onset of an El Nino event in the coming months – something that would have a significant warming influence on global

April 14, 2014 1 Comment

Will the spring sunshine continue for Easter weekend?

With most schools in the UK having finished for the Easter holidays, there will no doubt be lots of parents wondering what this week and the forthcoming bank holiday will deliver.

April 11, 2014 No Comments

Tropical Cyclone Ita slams into northern Queensland

Today (late-Friday local time), Tropical Cyclone Ita slammed into the north Queensland coast, making landfall near Cape Flattery.

April 10, 2014 No Comments

Fine weather expected for London Marathon

It’s that time of year when tens of thousands of people get ready to take place in the annual London Marathon – an event that attracts lots of spectators to the streets, to cheers

April 8, 2014 No Comments

Tropical troublemakers heading for Australia and the Philippines

Two tropical troublemakers are heading for Australia and the Philippines in the next few days, threatening heavy rain, strong winds and flooding.

April 1, 2014 1 Comment

Saharan dust travelling towards the UK – video

The Met Office has released a video that combines a number satellite images, showing the plume of dust being lifted up over the Sahara and blown towards the UK.

March 31, 2014 3 Comments

Saharan dust falls across the UK

Saharan dust? Here in the UK? Really? Well, if you see a thin layer of dust on your car in the coming days, that is what it could be.

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