Channel 4 News’ Weather presenter Liam Dutton blogs on the highs and lows of the weather.
Yesterday saw the UK experience its hottest July day on record, with the temperature soaring to 36.7C (98F) at Heathrow airport in London.
This beat the previous record of 36.5C, set at Wisley in Surrey on 19 July 2006. It was also the highest temperature measured in the UK for nine years. (more…)
The temperature soared to 34.5C today at Northolt in north west London, making it the hottest day of the year so far and the hottest day in the UK since 2006.
Our first proper burst of summer heat is about to arrive. How hot will it get and for how long?
The lack of warmth so far this summer may be compensated by a sizzling start to July, with hints from weather computer models that temperatures will soar for a time next week.
Another coronal mass ejection from the sun has sent more charged particles our way, with another showing of the northern lights expected during Wednesday night.
According to the Met Office, the northern lights were seen as far south as Dorset and Bournemouth on Monday night, with a number of amazing pictures posted on Twitter.
There’s one thing that determines the experience that Glastonbury festival goers have: the weather. So, will it be rain or shine this year?
A plume of warm, moist air, laden with potential energy will give a threat of severe thunderstorms to southern parts of the UK on Friday.
Whilst there’s not going to be a heatwave in the UK, as I mentioned in my blog a few days ago, the close proximity of hot and humid air will spark off some thunderstorms on Friday.