The Met Office is warning we're in for another wet and wild night as Storm Bronagh brings gale force winds and torrential rain to parts of the UK. And respected weather watchers South West Storm Chasers are warning people to keep away from coastal areas, hills and cliffs. The latest storm to roll in of the Atlantic has now officially been named Storm Bronagh, and she comes hot on the heels of Storm Ali and tropical Storm Helene - with more storms expected at the weekend. She is expected to be at her worst in Devon and Cornwall between 9pm and 11pm this evening. The Met Office is now warning violent gusts of up to 65mph are possible in parts of the UK - which is at the lower end of Storm Force 11 on the Beaufort Scale. The Beaufort Scale scale warns Violent Storm Force 11 winds measure between 64mph 72mph - and winds of this speed are very rarely experienced and can cause widespread damage. Fortunately, the highest wind speeds are expected to hit further east in the UK - but Devon and … [Read more...] about When will Storm Bronagh hit the Uk and how bad will the weather get?
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PUBLISHED: 09:01 05 July 2018 Richard Burton The World Cup is a great excuse for a gathering. Picture: Getty This content is subject to copyright. With England riding high after Tuesday, there’s still time to host a World Cup party for the Sweden match. Richard Burton asked the experts for advice... Subs’ bench: The XXL football inflates when you need extra seating and can be dumped anywhere with a view of the screen. £17.59, www.monsterzeug.de There are few better excuses than a major sporting event like the World Cup to clear a bit of space, open the patio doors and make a party of it. Back in 1998, I hosted one for parents of prep school kids at St Albans’ St Columba’s College. What began as a plan to get a few friends round turned into something of an event as more and more of the 4x4 drivers that lined King Harry Lane every morning said yes. Add to that the fact that all the neighbours we’d casually mentioned it to were up for it as well … [Read more...] about Football’s coming home: How to host the ultimate World Cup party
Don't pack that barbecue away just yet folks - we're in for a lot more sunshine this week in Derby. Forecasters are predicting a full day of unbroken sunshine in the city today as temperatures hit 19C. But tomorrow it'll be even warmer with highs of 20C predicted as the Midlands enjoys some of the best weather in the country. Katie Greening, forecaster of The Weather Channel said temperatures will spike slightly above average on Tuesday as high pressure reaches the UK. “The warmest day will be Tuesday, with highs peaking at 19C in London," she said. "The higher temperatures will be as a result of the flow of warmer air from the south ahead of low pressure. "In its wake temperatures will lower in the following northerly to north-westerly wind.” Temperatures are set to dip later in the week before rising again towards the end of the month, although there will be some showers around as well. This is due to a high pressure extending from Scandinavia to the British Isles, … [Read more...] about How warm is the weather in Derby this week? The daily forecast
Britain is preparing itself for up to 10cm of snow after the Met Office issued yellow weather warnings for parts of the UK. Warnings are in place for both rain and snow across the country as adverse weather conditions continue on past the Easter weekend. Approximately 15-25 mm of rain is likely, with 40-60 mm possible locally in parts of southwest England and south Wales. Read more Mud and weather are among excuses children use to avoid going out Easter bank holiday weekend to see showers and snow across Britain How to predict the weather using clouds 'Beast from the east' not returning to UK over Easter after all As a weather system moves in from the south and comes up against cold air over the UK, rain will turn to heavy snow in places. “The snow is likely to be affecting southern parts of the warning area in the early hours of Monday before reaching Scotland later in the morning,” the Met Office said. “Snow is likely to gradually turn to … [Read more...] about UK weather: Met Office issues yellow warning for Easter Monday snow as travelers face disruption
The Met Office has warned conditions over the Easter bank holiday weekend are likely to be “unsettled and cold” as a band of rain moves across the UK. Snow is probable on higher ground across Scotland and northern parts of Britain, but fears the UK will be mired in travel disruption – as it was at the beginning of March – were unfounded. A yellow weather warning for snow has been issued, however, across eastern Scotland until Friday afternoon, with longer journey times expected on roads across higher routes. Read more 'Beast from the east' not returning to UK over Easter after all Strange 'orange snow’ phenomenon reported across eastern Europe How to predict the weather using clouds “Sleet and snow are likely for parts of Scotland tonight,” the Met Office said. “Rain and hill snow will move into northern England, with further showery rain possible in the south later." On Friday, … [Read more...] about UK weather: Easter bank holiday weekend to see showers, sleet and snow across Britain