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July 2, 2015 No Comments

Severe thunderstorms strike as heat breaks

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…)

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July 1, 2015 No Comments

UK has hottest July day on record

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.

June 30, 2015 No Comments

UK heatwave: 10 things you need to know

Our first proper burst of summer heat is about to arrive. How hot will it get and for how long?

June 25, 2015 4 Comments

30C summer heat possible next week

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.

June 24, 2015 No Comments

Will you see the northern lights expected tonight?

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.

June 23, 2015 1 Comment

Northern lights seen across UK last 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.

June 22, 2015 No Comments

Glastonbury Festival: wellies or sun cream?

There’s one thing that determines the experience that Glastonbury festival goers have: the weather. So, will it be rain or shine this year?

June 10, 2015 2 Comments

Severe thunderstorms threaten disruption on Friday

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.

June 4, 2015 No Comments

Thunderstorms to bring flood risk 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.

June 3, 2015 No Comments

Rare noctilucent clouds spotted over UK

During the summer months each year, cloud spotters eagerly stare up at the skies, hoping to catch a glimpse of rare noctilucent clouds.

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