Monthly Archives: March 2015

The wet and stormy winter of 2013/14 over the British Isles

By Joaquim Pinto                            Department of Meteorology homepage Given its geographic position, the British Isles are often affected by extreme wet and stormy winter weather. Still, the large number … Continue reading

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How our electricity supply depends on the weather

by Dirk Cannon                                          Department of Meteorology homepage “It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and … Continue reading

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Forecasting eclipse weather

By Peter Clark                                    Department of Meteorology homepage Our weather is driven by energy radiating from the sun. The annual cycle of the earth’s … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung – or has it?

By Helen Dacre                                 Department of Meteorology homepage What is spring? “It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the … Continue reading

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Early warnings of the May 2014 Balkan floods

By Hannah Cloke                                   Department of Meteorology Weeks of rainfall followed by significant rainstorms between 13-16 May 2014 led to widespread flooding in the … Continue reading

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