By Eric Leister, Meteorologist January 9, 2015 A pair of fast-moving but potent storms will usher howling winds from the United Kingdom and Ireland eastward across southern Scandinavia and northern Europe through this weekend. The first of the two storms will unleash the most powerful winds of the week across Scotland through Friday morning. Wind […]
BRITAIN could freeze in YEARS of super-cold winters and miserable summers if the Bardarbunga volcano erupts, experts have warned. By: Nathan Rao Published: Fri, August 22, 2014 Depending on the force of the explosion, minute particles thrust beyond the earth’s atmosphere can trigger DECADES of chaotic weather patterns.Tiny pieces of debris act as billions of […]
Forecasters have warned that Cumbria and Yorkshire could see the coldest August spell in 95 years The temperature rose no higher than 8.9C in 1919 and it is expected to dip that low again later this week Snow is predicted in the mountains of Scotland as a stubborn band of low pressure drags air in […]
10 August 2014 By BBC News Heavy rain and winds are hitting England and Wales as remnants of what was Hurricane Bertha cross the country. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for rain for most of the UK, and is urging people to be aware of flooding, strong winds and large waves. The […]
By Eric Leister, Meteorologist March 04, 2014 Over the past week, several potent storms brought strong winds and rounds of showers to much of the United Kingdom and Ireland. A wet February for much of the U.K. came on the heels of record-setting rainfall earlier this winter. In the U.K., December and January were the […]
By Eric Leister, Meteorologist January 30, 2014 A powerful storm system approaching Ireland and the United Kingdom on Friday will bring the threat of damaging winds and downpours. The cold front will rush from Ireland and Northern Ireland Friday morning into Scotland, Wales and much of England by the afternoon. Ahead of and during the […]
Ahead of and during the frontal passage, winds of 50-65 kph (30-40 mph) are expected with gusts over 95 kph (60 mph). Isolated wind gusts over 120 kph (75 mph) will be possible. These winds are expected during a six- to eight-hour time period which could lead to power outages and some structural damage.
It is expected that more cold records to break during the next 24 hours due to the high pressure, lack of wind and the continuing clear weather.
By Dan DePodwin, Meteorologist January 10, 2014 After a relatively mild start to winter, an unsettled and potentially colder weather pattern is expected to emerge across Europe throughout next week. Warmer-than-normal temperatures have encompassed much of the continent since Nov. 1 despite plentiful rainfall across Ireland and the United Kingdom. Farther east, the milder air […]
By Eric Leister, Meteorologist January 06, 2014 A storm will continue to lash the U.K. and Ireland through Monday night with strong winds, rain and coastal flooding. Huge waves, up to 8 meters (26 feet), have already begun to batter west- and southwest-facing coastal areas resulting in widespread coastal flooding. These large waves will persist […]