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Weather in the UK 2020
« on: February 10, 2020, 08:06:18 PM »
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/02/storm-ciara-trains-flights-cancelled-northern-europe-200209110732052.html

Forecasters said Storm Ciara would also hit Ireland, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany.

Trains, flights and ferries have been cancelled and weather warnings issued across the United Kingdom as a storm with hurricane-force winds up to 129 km/h (80 mph) batters the region.

With howling winds and driving rain, forecasters said Storm Ciara would also hit Ireland, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany.

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UK SNOW WARNING UPGRADED TO AMBER: “A DANGER TO LIFE”
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2020, 08:14:24 PM »
https://electroverse.net/uk-snow-warning-upgraded-to-amber-a-danger-to-life/

Much heavier snowfall than originally forecast will bury large swathes of the UK today (Feb. 11), prompting the UK Met Office to upgrade its Snow Warning to Amber: “a danger to life.”

ravel delays, road and rail closures, and power cuts are expected across Wales, northern England, and Scotland mid-week as a blast of brutal Arctic weather buffets Britain in-between two powerful Atlantic storms “Ciara” and “Dennis.”

Parts of the UK suffered 100mph (161kmh) winds as well as severe flooding on Sunday, leaving more than 20,000 homes STILL without power.

Then Monday rolled around bringing with it heavy, low-level snow to many northern parts as a trough of frigid Polar air plunged anomalously far south:

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Re: Weather in the UK 2020
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2020, 12:34:03 AM »
The continental European countries of France and Germany also get hammered by strong winds.
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https://www.sott.net/article/429211-Storm-Dennis-raging-towards-Britain-becomes-a-bomb-cyclone-that-is-one-of-the-strongest-ever-seen-in-the-Atlantic

Storm Dennis has exploded into a bomb cyclone as meteorologists dub it one of the worst North Atlantic storms ever recorded.

No fewer than 40,000 passengers have been affected by travel disruption so far as budget airline easyJet cancels 234 flights from, to and within the UK as the fourth named storm of the year brings 70mph winds and 100mm of rainfall in some areas from Saturday morning.

Storm Dennis will come as a second blow to flood-ravaged communities still recovering from damage caused by heavy rainfall and 80mph winds brought by Storm Ciara last week.

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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8248607/Hottest-day-year-coronavirus-lockdown.html

Britons ignore lockdown restrictions that ban sunbathing and flock to enjoy the sun in parks and beaches
Today is one of the hottest days of the year with temperatures at 75F (23C) with Britons are stuck in lockdown
The weather is set to stay hot with clear skies and light winds until Sunday which will bring cooler air and rain
The UK has been in lockdown since March 23 and is unclear as to when social distancing restrictions will lift
Westminster Bridge again busy with people who came together to 'Clap for Carers' for a fifth week in a row
Send us your pictures of your sunny day in lockdown to pictures@mailonline.co.uk

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Scotland – Coldest May in 20 years
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2020, 07:49:02 PM »
Millions of flowers are set to be killed by the out-of-season frost.

Temperatures to fall to -5C, which will be colder than 1C lows in Helsinki, Finland.

The Met Office warned of snow flurries, ice and frost.

Snow in eastern Scotland – even to lower levels – was forecast by The Weather Outlook.

https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/5578186/scotland-weather-forecast-may-temperatures/

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PARTS OF UK AND US SUFFER THEIR LOWEST MAY TEMPERATURES ON RECORD
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2020, 08:48:37 PM »
Overnight Wednesday (May 13-14), the mercury in Katesbridge and Castlederg, N. Ireland, plummeted to an extra-duvet-grabbing -6.1C (21F) and -3.9C (25F), respectively, as a wave of brutal Arctic air rode anomalously-far south on the back on a meridional (wavy) jet stream flow.

That -6.1C at Katesbridge is now its lowest May temperature on record, smashing the previous one, the -5.2C set in 1995 (solar minimum of cycle 22).

Wednesday night followed what had been a record-chilly day across the UK — a minimum temperature of -5C (23F) was observed in Tulloch Bridge, Scotland.

The wave of record cold actually engulfed much of Northern Europe overnight Wednesday, as visible in coolwx.com‘s temperature animation:

https://electroverse.net/parts-of-both-the-uk-and-us-suffer-their-lowest-may-temperatures-on-record/

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In England, the temperature reached 33C
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2020, 09:00:47 AM »
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/06/europe-sizzles-post-lockdown-heatwave-200626091923306.html

In England, the temperature reached 33C (92F) at Heathrow Airport on Thursday, making it the hottest day of the year so far, according to the UK's Meteorological Office. That was still short of the June record of 35C (96F) set in 1976.


(I thought records were set last year).


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