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Rain from Alex – day 2

Another drenching for Aberdeenshire in the 24 hours till 06 UTC on Sunday morning. Estimates from weather radar indicate that totals across Aberdeenshire have been quite widely over 80 mm in the last 24 hours, in …

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Rain from Alex – day 1

In a previous post I did applaud the Met Office for updating their yellow warning for heavy rain to include Herefordshire (estimated totals in excess of 80 mm), whilst at the same time mentioning that southern …

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Binbrook wet spot

I noticed a hot spot, or should that be a wet spot, right along the northern part of the Lincolnshire wolds from the heavy rain that fell from storm Odette. I spent four of the more …

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Rain from storm Ellen

The funny radius across western Ireland was because the Shannon radar was u/s for a time yesterday. In light of this radar image maybe I should amend my analysis for 23 UTC?

Keep it simple

I don’t see how you can have dew points of 18°C and 19°C after the passage of a cold front, well to be exact the passage of an upper cold front inside a warm sector, then …

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Flooding in Essex

Just a few white pixels indicating estimated accumulations in excess of 80 mm across parts of Essex late yesterday were enough to cause flooding in the centre of Chelmsford. There were of a similar intensity to …

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South pay the price for their recent heatwave

It looks like the south are paying the price for their recent heatwave in the form of continued scattered heavy thunderstorms through the rest of the week.

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