Be Sociable, Share! TweetBy 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 […]
Be Sociable, Share! Tweet12 February 2014 BBC News A man has died apparently trying to clear a fallen tree as hurricane-force winds batter parts of the UK. The dead man, believed to be in his 70s, was killed after the tree brought down power cables in Wiltshire. Gusts of over 100mph were recorded as Met […]
Be Sociable, Share! TweetBy Eric Leister, Meteorologist February 12, 2014 Areas in the United Kingdom and western Europe will continue to have persistent rain this week as flooding concerns rise. The active weather pattern has already brought a stream of storms and heavy rain for the past weeks which have left some parts of the […]
Be Sociable, Share! TweetBy 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 […]
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.
Be Sociable, Share! TweetBy 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, […]
Be Sociable, Share! TweetBy 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 […]
Be Sociable, Share! Tweet6 January 2014 BBC News The south and west coasts would see “colossal waves” like these at Porthcawl, near Bridgend, say forecasters Huge waves are beginning to batter the southern coast of the UK, as forecasters warn exposed areas could see a fresh round of flooding. Waves of up to 27ft (8m) […]
Be Sociable, Share! TweetBy Kristina Pydynowski, Senior Meteorologist December 24, 2013 Widespread damaging winds will return to the United Kingdom and Ireland after the Christmas and Boxing Day holidays. Nearly every community across the United Kingdom will be subject to wind gusts in excess of 80 kph (50 mph) Thursday night through Friday as a […]