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The 21 most unknown words in English

The 21 most unknown words in English
  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 17 January 2017
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Do you know the 21 most unknown words in English?

How much of your brain's potential do you actually use?

How much of your brain's potential do you actually use?
  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 16 January 2017
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Find out how much of your brain's potential you actually use with this quiz!

How well do you remember The Snowman?

How well do you remember The Snowman?
  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 13 December 2016
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Take this quiz to see how much you can remember from this Christmas classic.

How British Are You?

How British Are You?
  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 13 December 2016
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Find out how British you really are by taking this Quiz!

How happy are you based on how you see yellow?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 8 December 2016
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Do you project happiness? Find out with this fun test.

Misused Words

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 8 December 2016
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Can you accurately fill In the blank with these often misused words!

Can you match the language to the country?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 29 November 2016
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Do you know your languages and your geography? Have a go at this test...it's not as simple as you might think!

Can you pass this Science test?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 29 November 2016
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Weather Wherever Games

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 18 November 2016
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Pass the time with Weather Wherever's new games section. What games are available to play? Find them all below: Click on the pictures to start a game.

Do you know the 19 most confusing words in the English langauge

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 18 November 2016
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How well do you know the English language? Take this test to find out...only 3 in 55 people are known to pass!

Can you pass this mathematical colour test?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 18 November 2016
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Try your hand at this test to see if you are a colour whizz!

A windy and showery weekend for the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 4 February 2016
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A windy and showery weekend across the UK. There will be occasional sunny intervals at times but they won't last long.

A windy and showery weekend for the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 28 January 2016
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A windy and rainy weekend is expected for the UK. The winds will be strong across northern parts of the country with the possibility of winds reaching up to 85mph over north-western Scotland.

Unsettled conditions over the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 25 January 2016
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Unsettled conditions are expected over the UK this week. There will be some showers accompanied by strong winds at times. In Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales those showers will be heavier and they may fall increasingly as snow over the hills.

A showery weekend is expected with warmer conditions

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 22 January 2016
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A cloudy weekend is expected accompanied by rain and winds at times. However, on Saturday it is expecetd to be fine at the beginning of the day. Conditions will be warmer than previous days though.

A mix of sunny spells and showers is expected this week across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 18 January 2016
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A mix of sunny spells and showers are expected this week for the UK. Rain will be accompanied by winds most of the time feeling rather cold.

A cold week is expected for the UK with wintry showers

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 12 January 2016
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A cold week is expected with wintry showers and snow in places. There will be some showers or longer spells of rain with hail or storm activity.

Unsettled and rather chilly conditions this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 7 January 2016
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Unsettled and rather chilly conditions are expected this weekend. There will be a band of showers and the risk of snow over some parts of Scotland.However, further south there will be some dry periods.

Rather cloudy with rain across most parts of the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 14 December 2015
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Unsetteld conditions are expected this week with longer spells of rain in places. There will be some snow in the Highlands and strong winds at times. However, there will be some sunny intervals in places.

Unsettled conditions are expected this weekend across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 10 December 2015
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Unsettled conditions are expected this weekend across the UK. Rain will come and go leaving some sunny spells in places. However, the northern parts of Scotland can expect to see some wet snow at times.

A mix of showers and sunny spells over the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 7 December 2015
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A mix of showers and sunny spells is expected this week for the UK. There will be some heavy downpours mainly across Scotland and northern parts of England. However, there will be some sunny spells at times.

Storm Desmond hits the UK!

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 7 December 2015
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Storm Desmond hit the UK on Saturday and as a result homes and roads were flooded in Scotland and northern parts of England. Hundreds of people were forced to evacuate their homes or even whole areas.

A windy and showery weekend is expected across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 3 December 2015
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A windy weekend is expected across the country with longer spells of rain in places. There will be the possibility of some snow over the Scottish Highlands. However, there will be some sunny intervals at times.

A cloudy and showery week across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 1 December 2015
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Heavy rain is expected across most parts of the UK. There is the risk of snow in places, mainly over northern parts of Scotland and England.

A showery and cold weekend is expected for the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 26 November 2015
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A cloudy and showery weekend is expected with the possibility of snow in places and generally cold conditions. The rain will be heavy at times accompanied by strong winds.

A mix of sunny spells and rain across the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 24 November 2015
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A mix of sunny spells and rain across the UK this week.It will be generally cloudy with occasional sunny spells with warmer temperatures than previous days.

A cold weekend is expected with the risk of snow in places

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 19 November 2015
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A cold weekend is expected with the risk of snow in places. It will feel much colder than the previous days and there will be rain accompanied by hail at times.

A showery and windy week is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 16 November 2015
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This week there will be showers across most parts of the UK accompanied by winds and storm activity at times. It is expected to be generally colder than the previous week especially in the North.

Unstable conditions are expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 12 November 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected this weekend accompanied by winds and longer spells of rain that turns heavier at times. However, there will be some dry periods mainly in southern parts of the UK.

A windy and showery weekend is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 5 November 2015
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A windy and showery weekend is expected for most parts of the UK. The winds are expected to reach up to 60mph at times. However, there will be some dry periods with lots of sunny spells.

A mix of sunny spells and rain this week across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 2 November 2015
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A dry start to the week that it is followed by showery conditions. Rain will come and go accompanied by winds at times. However, there will be occasional spells of sunshine in places.

A rainy start to the weekend that turns dry and sunny later on

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 30 October 2015
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On Friday and Saturday some showers are expected across most parts of the UK but later on they ease off leaving fine weather with lots of sunny spells. Northern parts of the UK might also see some wind at times.

Unstable conditions across the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 27 October 2015
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This week the weather conditions will be unstable across the country. There will be dry periods and showery periods at times feeling generally breezy.

A mixture of rain and sunny spells is expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 22 October 2015
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Unsettled conditions are expected across the country this weekend. It will be generally cloudy and showery over Scotland and the rest of the country will experience a mixture of rain and sunny spells.

The strongest earthquakes in the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 20 October 2015
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The UK is not usually associated with earthquakes, however, around 20 to 30 occur each year and some of these are noticeable by residents in close areas.

Unstable conditions this week across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 19 October 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected this week across the UK. The rain will come and go leaving some sunny spells at times. It will generally feel breezy in most parts of the country with lows of 2°C.

A dry but cloudy weekend is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 15 October 2015
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A dry but cloudy weekend is expected. The weather will feel rather breezy at times accompanied by light rain in places.

A dry weekend is expected with cooler conditions

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 8 October 2015
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Dry conditions are expected this weekend with occasional sunny spells. However, some showers might show up over Scotland. Temperatures will reach up to 17°C.

A generally dry weekend is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 1 October 2015
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A generally dry weekend is expected for the UK with cooler temperatures than the previous days. However, it might turn rainy by the end of it with the risk of strong winds in places.

A fine week is expected with lots of sunshine

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 28 September 2015
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A fine week is expected across the UK this week with a fair amount of sunny spells. The weather conditions will be generally pleasant across most of the UK. However, there might be some cloudy periods across Scotland.

A dry and sunny weekend is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 24 September 2015
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Fine weather is expected for most parts of the UK this weekend with lots of sunshine in places. However, there might be some light showers across northern parts of the country.

Rare and impressive weather phenomena

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 22 September 2015
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Weather phenomena sometimes can be impressive and stunning especially when they are not so ordinary. Did you know that rainbows can also appear during the night? Let’s discover what moon bows, mirages, fire rainbows and pyrocumulus clouds are!

Unstable conditions across the country this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 21 September 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected across the country this week. Rain will come and go leaving some sunny spells. Some of the showers will turn heavier at times with the risk of storm activity and hail in places.

A generally dry weekend is expected with a few showers at times

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 17 September 2015
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A generally dry weekend is expected accompanied by a fair amount of sunny spells. However there will be a few showers at times. The weather conditions should be cooler with lows of 6°C.

Unsettled conditions across the country this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 14 September 2015
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A cool week is generally expected accompanied by heavy rain at times.The UK will experience wet conditions with the risk of storm activity in places. However, there will be some sunny breaks from time to time.

A fine start to the weekend but it won't last

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 10 September 2015
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A warm and sunny start to the weekend is expected but it soon turns cloudy and showery across most parts of the UK. There is also the risk of heavier rain in places accompanied by storm activity.

Floods cause damage in Spain!

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Wednesday 9 September 2015
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Yesterday on the 8th of September, torrential storms caused flash floods in south-eastern Spain. These floods washed away cars and lorries and the whole region turned into a huge river.

Dry conditions with sunny spells are expected this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 7 September 2015
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Dry conditions with plenty of spells of sunshine are expected this week across the country. However, it will be rather breezy at times. Throughout the week there might be some light rain mainly in the North.

Dry but rather cloudy across the UK this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 3 September 2015
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It is expected to be generally dry this weekend across the UK but rather cloudy. Northern parts of Scotland will experience some light rain at times but the rest of the country will see decent amounts of sunny spells.

Breezy conditions are expected this week across the country

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 31 August 2015
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A breezy week is expected across the UK. It will be generally cloudy but sunny spells will appear in southern parts of the country. Temperatures won't be higher than 19°C.

A mixture of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 27 August 2015
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A mixture of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend with the risk of heavier showers across Scotland. The weather conditions will be generally unstable for most of the UK.

Tropical storm Erika

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 27 August 2015
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center reported that a tropical storm called Erika hit the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas yesterday and appeared to be heading to Florida where the last storm to hit this area was Wilma in October 2005.

A mixture of rain and sunny spells across the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 24 August 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected this week across the UK. The country will experience a mixture of rain and sunny spells and the rain will regularly come and go.

The worst hailstorms across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 21 August 2015
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A hail storm occurs when thunderstorms produce hail. Hail is a type of solid precipitation that is produced by cumulonimbus clouds which are thick and towering and are formed under storm activity.

A cloudy and stormy weekend is expected across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Wednesday 19 August 2015
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A cloudy and stormy weekend is expected across the UK. There will be some sunny spells at times but the weather conditions will be generally wet and cloudy for most parts of the country.

A dry start to the week that turns showery later on

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 17 August 2015
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A dry start to the week that turns showery later on across the UK. It will be dry and sunny for most parts but showers will appear by the middle of the week.

A rainy start to the weekend followed by dry conditions

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 13 August 2015
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A rainy start to the weekend followed by dry conditions. It will be showery with the risk of stormy activity on Friday but the rest of the weekend will be dry with occasional spells of sunshine.

A generally dry week is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 10 August 2015
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A generally dry week is expected across most parts of the UK. However, there will be some showers at times with the risk of storm activity. Temperatures will be quite chilly in the North but warmer with highs between 21°C and 23°C in the South.

Dry and warm conditions for most parts of the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 6 August 2015
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A dry and sunny weekend is expected across most parts of the UK. However, it will be rather showery in the North by the end of the weekend.

A showery week for the North but generally dry elsewhere

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 3 August 2015
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Another showery week for northern parts of the UK with some sunny intervals. The rest of the country will experience generally dry conditions with spells of sunshine and a few showers at times. Temperatures will feel quite warm in parts.

Rainy in the North but dry with spells of sunshine elsewhere

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 30 July 2015
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A rainy weekend is expected for northern parts of the UK. However, the rest of the country will be generally dry with bright spells of sunshine at times.

Unsettled conditions are expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 23 July 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected this weekend across the UK with a mixture of showers and sunny intervals. There is also the risk of storm activity at times.

How to prepare your skin for the summer

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 21 July 2015
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Before going to the beach or to the swimming pool for a little tanning session, it is important to prepare your skin to prevent sunburn. Indeed, these burns of the skin can cause many health problems

A showery week across Scotland but generally dry elsewhere

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 20 July 2015
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A cloudy and showery week is expected for northern parts of the country with sunny intervals at times. For the rest of the country it will be generally dry with bright spells of sunshine in places.

Where does lightning flash most frequently?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 17 July 2015
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We all have seen lightning strikes at least once in our life but have you ever thought if there are places where this phenomenon is more frequent? Does lightning have any specific preference of where it strikes? Is it more often over land or oceans?

A mixture of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 16 July 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected this weekend across the country. The rain will come and go during this time accompanied by wind and the possibility of storm activity in places.

Unstable conditions across the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 13 July 2015
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Unstable conditions across the UK this week. It will be a generally warm week but there will be a mixture of sunny spells and showers with the possibility of stormy activity at times.

A mixture of rain and sunshine this weekend over the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 9 July 2015
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A mixture of showers and sunshine is expected across the country this weekend. It will be generally rainy and cloudy over Scotland and northern parts of the UK but the rest of the country will experience a mix of sunny spells and rain.

The hottest places in the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 9 July 2015
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This summer is expected to be one of the hottest ones for the UK! The first day of July we saw record breaking weather with temperatures reaching up to 36.7C°, breaking the previous record occuring in July 2006 when temperatures reached 36°C

A wet and cloudy week is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 6 July 2015
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A generally cloudy and rainy week accompanied by stormy activity in places. There will be some dry periods by the end of the week with occasional spells of sunshine.

Warm but unsettled conditions are expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 2 July 2015
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Unsettled conditions are expected this weekend with a mix of sunshine and heavy showers accompanied by lightning at times.Temperatures will be generally warm across the country.

Will it be the hottest July ever recorded?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Wednesday 1 July 2015
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Most of us are more than happy when the weather is hot and sunny.... but what about extreme heat in the form of a heatwave? A large part of the UK has been on heatwave alert since yesterday. What is a heatwave and what is the currrent impact?

Wimbledon 2015: will it be the hottest tournament ever recorded?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Wednesday 1 July 2015
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Wimbledon organisers are taking emergency measures for the fans and players that will be exposed to the heatwave this week! Temperatures are expected to rise above 30°C and everyone is wondering if there will be a weather breaking record.

Hot weather conditions are expected this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 29 June 2015
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A generally warm week it is expected across the UK. However, northern parts of the country will experience some heavy rains accompanied by lightning activity at times.

The most disastrous floods in the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 22 June 2015
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The UK has experienced several heavy floods over the last century affecting thousands of people and causing damages of millions of pounds. Today, 2.3 million homes and 185 000 businesses are in danger of flooding in England and Wales

A mixture of showers and sunny spells across the country this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 22 June 2015
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A cloudy start to the week accompanied by some showers in places. Throughout the week it will turn drier with sunny spells for most parts of the UK but it will remain rather cloudy in the North.

A mix of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 18 June 2015
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A mixture of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend across the UK. It will be cloudy and rainy across Scotland with sunny intervals at times but the rest of the country will generally experience unstable conditions.

Wet and cloudy in the North, dry with sunny spells elsewhere

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 15 June 2015
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A cloudy week for northern parts of the UK accompanied by light rain at times. The rest of the country will experience warm and dry conditions.

Record breaking weather in the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 11 June 2015
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Over the years many places in the UK have claimed to be either the warmest and sunniest or the rainiest and coldest. Recent research has shown that Cardiff is the UK’s rainiest city and Eastbourne, East Sussex the sunniest!

Wet conditions are expected this weekend with some sunny intervals at times

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 11 June 2015
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A cloudy and rainy weekend is expected across the UK with occasional sunny intervals at times.There is also the possibility of some thundery rain in places.

A dry and sunny week for most of the UK with occasional showers in places

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 8 June 2015
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The weather conditions will be generally dry and sunny this week but temperatures will be breezy for the season. There will be some showers in places with the possibility of thunderstorms at times.

A cloudy and showery start to the weekend followed by sunshine for most of the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 4 June 2015
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The weekend will begin with unsettled weather conditions across the country but conditions will gradually turn dry and sunny by the end of the weekend for most of the UK.

A rainy start to the week followed by dry conditions and sunny spells

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 1 June 2015
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A rainy and cloudy start to the week that gradually turns to be drier with spells of sunshine. There is the possibility of winds and thunderstorms at times.

Expect breezy and windy conditions this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 28 May 2015
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A breezy weekend to come with unsettled conditions across the country. The rain will come and go during this time accompanied by wind.

Unsettled conditions for this week with rain and intervals of sunny spells at times

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 25 May 2015
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Expect unsettled conditions this week with rain and sunny intervals at times. There is also the possibility of some thundery rain during the week in places.

An earthquake measuring 4.2 today in Kent

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 22 May 2015
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An earthquake has been recorded today in Kent with a magnitude of 4.2 according to the British Geological Survey. It originated close to Sandwich at 02:52AM BST 15km underground.

A mixture of rain and sunshine this weekend over the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 21 May 2015
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A mixture of rain and sunny spells this weekend for the UK. Rain will come and go throughout the weekend creating unsettled conditions.

Unstable weather this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 18 May 2015
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Expect unstable weather this week. A mixture between sun and rain across the country with the possibility of some wind in places.

Expect unsettled conditions for this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 15 May 2015
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Expect unsettled conditions for this weekend. Cloud and heavy rain will cover Scotland and will spread by the end of the weekend to the rest of the country.

A dry and sunny week for most of the UK but rainy for Northern parts

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 11 May 2015
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A dry and occasionally sunny week for most of the country. In northern parts it will be windy and rainy with the possibility of some thunder at times.

A mix of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 7 May 2015
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Wet and cloudy for most of the weekend in northern parts of the UK. The rest of the country will experience occasional showers but it will be mainly dry with some sunny spells.

A mixture of rain and sunshine across the country this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 4 May 2015
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A mostly windy and rainy week across the country with some sunshine at times. The temperatures will be generally near the seasonal average most days.

A sunny start for the weekend followed by rain

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 30 April 2015
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A mostly fine and sunny beginning to the weekend across most parts of the UK. Conditions will change by the end of the weekend with rain and cooler temperatures.

A wet and cloudy week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 27 April 2015
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The UK will experience a cloudy and showery week. There will be some sunny spells at times but the weather conditions will be mainly wet and windy.

Expect a cloudy and rainy weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 23 April 2015
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A cloudy and rainy weekend for most of the UK with some sunny spells from time to time. A risk of snow over the hills of Scotland and the northern Pennines is expected.

A beautiful start to the week followed by rain

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 20 April 2015
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A mostly fine and dry beginning to the week across the country with only some cloud and light rain. Conditions will change by the end of the week with heavy rain in most parts.

A fine weather for the weekend with some light rain

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 16 April 2015
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The weekend will begin with fine weather for most of the UK and just some cloud and light rain in North-East England and Eastern Scotland. Conditions will remain sunny and dry with a gentle breeze in southern parts over the weekend.

Wet and cloudy in the North, dry with sunny spells in the South

  • Esme Perry
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  • Thursday 19 March 2015
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Scotland will slowly turn wet and windy throughout the weekend while the rest of the British Isles will remain cloudy but dry. Temperatures will be quite chilly, especially in areas where winds will blow.

An Aurora Borealis for St Patrick's Day

  • Esme Perry
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  • Wednesday 18 March 2015
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Were you one of the few lucky people who saw the beautiful Aurora on Tuesday night? If not, take a look at the pictures we selected for you!

A very cloudy week for all of the UK

  • Esme Perry
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  • Tuesday 17 March 2015
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Cloudy and overcast skies will prevail in most parts of the British Isles. Rain will be back in northern parts of Scotland by Thursday. Temperatures should stay mild throughout the week.

A cloudy but dry weekend on the horizon for the UK

  • Esme Perry
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  • Thursday 12 March 2015
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Although the weekend will be rather cloudy and even overcast in some parts of England, rain will not fall over Saturday and Sunday and the weather will remain dry. Temperatures may however be quite chilly.

A rainy week with a few sunny spells on the horizon

  • Esme Perry
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  • Monday 9 March 2015
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This week will see a mixture of winds, rain and sunny spells. High pressure will bring better weather conditions on Tuesday but a band of heavy and persistent rain will follow straight after. Temperatures should stay mild throughout the week.

A beautiful start to the weekend followed by rain

  • Esme Perry
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  • Thursday 5 March 2015
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Scotland will experience rainy weather again this weekend but southern areas will be dry with spells of sunshine. Temperatures will remain mild everywhere in the UK throughout the weekend.

Wet and snowy in the North, dry with sunny spells in the South

  • Esme Perry
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  • Monday 2 March 2015
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Winds will blow over much of the UK but will ease by the end of the week. Scotland will be particularly cold and will experience a fair amount of snow, showers and sleet. Clouds will cover the UK and temperatures should warm up by Friday.

A cold start to spring

  • Esme Perry
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  • Monday 2 March 2015
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Sunday 1st of March marked the first meteorological day of spring and you might think warmer and drier weather is on its way. Well, don't put your scaves and gloves away, as the beginning of March will be chilly, cold and windy.

A bright start to the weekend followed by heavy rain and strong winds

  • Esme Perry
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  • Thursday 26 February 2015
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The beginning of the weekend should be bright and sunny, but will quickly turn wet and windy. Little by little, the weather will worsen, with showers becoming more frequent. An area of low pressure will finally bring heavy rain and strong winds.

Winds will blow hard in the UK this week

  • Esme Perry
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  • Monday 23 February 2015
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Strong winds will bring rain and showers throughout the week although the sky should clear up by Friday. Temperatures will be mild but might feel cold due to the windy conditions.

Niagara Falls frozen due to icy temperatures

  • Esme Perry
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  • Thursday 19 February 2015
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With temperatures dropping to around -25°C on Monday, and continuing below -15°C on Tuesday, Niagara Falls has consequently partially frozen. Watch the video for amazing scenery of this frozen landmark!

Expect heavy rain and winds this weekend

  • Esme Perry
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  • Thursday 19 February 2015
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The beginning of the weekend should bring wintry showers but sunny spells should still occur in some areas. The weather will worsen throughout the weekend and heavy rain and strong winds will affect the entire country.

Northern Lights over the Isle of Man

  • Esme Perry
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  • Wednesday 18 February 2015
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On Monday, an Aurora Borealis could be seen from the Isle of Man. Discover the time lapse video of this dazzling Aurora stargazer Paul Ward filmed.

A rainy week on the horizon across the UK

  • Esme Perry
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  • Monday 16 February 2015
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A pleasant and sunny start to the week for southern parts of the UK. However, a band of rain will slowly move across the territory and rain and showers will end up covering the whole area by the end of the week.

A cloudy week on the horizon across the UK

  • Esme Perry
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  • Wednesday 11 February 2015
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A cloudy week on the horizon with fog patches in places. remaining dry overall with the chance of some drizzle falling from the thickest cloud. There will be some bright spells in places, especially in eastern Scotland.

UK weather: brace yourself for a cold start to February

  • Esme Perry
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  • Monday 2 February 2015
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As last month was declared the sunniest January since 2003, the UK is expected to receive particularly cold weather this week.

UK weather: Snow and icy winds cause disruptions

  • Esme Perry
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  • Friday 30 January 2015
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As heavy snow is falling over the UK, icy winds make the decreasing temperatures feel even colder. And according to weather experts, these weather conditions should continue until next week, with even greater snowfall, sleet, hail and winds.

Winter storm Juno

  • Esme Perry
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  • Tuesday 27 January 2015
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Yesterday, a terrible winter storm struck the Northeast of the USA. From New York to the Canadian border, millions of people braced themselves for the potential historic storm.

A man builds a giant ice rink in Finland

  • Esme Perry
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  • Thursday 15 January 2015
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Sami Päivike created a 25 km long ice rink in Rovaniemi, Finland. Discover his story in this article!

Snow causes disruptions in Northern parts of the UK

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 14 January 2015
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Due to weather conditions, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have experienced disruptions and difficulties.

Hurricane winds in Scotland

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Friday 9 January 2015
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Strong winds in Scotland have been causing a great deal of damage.

Powerful earthquake in Chile

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 2 April 2014
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A mighty earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile yesterday evening, causing a tsunami alert and the death of at least five people.

The clocks go forward this weekend!

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 28 March 2014
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The clocks go forward by one hour on the last Sunday of March each year, meaning this Sunday at 1am.

March Gardening

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 3 March 2014
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Spring is almost here! Take your clean gardening tools from last autumn and follow our advice step by step for a fresh start in March, the first big month of the year in the garden!

3 Upcoming storms in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 13 February 2014
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Although not as powerful as the hurricane force winds of the past few days, Britain and Ireland are set to be hit by three more powerful storms in the next few days.

UK floods likely to last until May?

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 11 February 2014
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Most of south west England is now underwater because of intense rainfall and a lack of river dredging. When will the water level finally go back to normal?

Severe warnings along Thames Valley

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 10 February 2014
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The flooding crisis is not over yet and might even get worse! Thousands more households are seeing their lives at risk from flooding.

Bad weather continues!

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 6 February 2014
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While large parts of south west England are still underwater, the Environment Agency forecasts more heavy rainfall for areas already flooded.

Floods chaos and wind alert in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 31 January 2014
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More rain is expected today and over the weekend. The Environment Agency has issued more than 160 heavy flood alerts in Southern England.

Wettest January since 1910

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 30 January 2014
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You live in Southern England and have been experiencing heavy rainfall like never before? This is because January 2014 is the wettest on record!

Somerset Floods and Chobham flying cats

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 28 January 2014
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Large parts of Somerset have been affected by severe floods in the past few days as a result of heavy rainfall but not only. In Chobham, people have witnessed cats being lifted in the air because of a tornado!

Australia Heatwave

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 16 January 2014
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Unusual high temperatures have caused Tennis matches to stop at the Australian open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Record-breaking low temperatures in the USA

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 6 January 2014
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North Eastern US and Canada are experiencing a « polar vortex » bringing freezing weather.

Fog paralyses Heathrow Airport

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 12 December 2013
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Heavy fog in southern and eastern parts of England has caused flight cancellations at Heathrow Airport and disrupted ferry services.

Weather Wherever Wins Best Website 2013

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 11 December 2013
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Thanks to you, our users, Weather Wherever has recently won 2 awards in The Website of The Year Awards 2013, weather & traffic category :

Hurricane Xaver batters Northern Europe and causes major flood alerts in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 6 December 2013
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As you have probably noticed, a huge storm has hit Northern Europe, causing the deaths of at least three people, transport chaos and flooding.

Severe storm in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 5 December 2013
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Yesterday, hundred-mile-an-hour winds battered many parts of the UK. Thousands of people had to be evacuated in order to avoid the risk of flooding.

Winter 2013: the most severe winter since 1947?

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 28 November 2013
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Each year we ask ourselves the same question: will this winter be worst than last years’? We’ve got bad news for you, because word has it this winter could be the most severe one since 1947!

Major storm kills 13 people in the USA

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 25 November 2013
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Southwestern states in the US were severely hit by a major storm over the weekend.

New island emerges from the sea in Japan

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 22 November 2013
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In the seas to the far south of Tokyo a volcanic eruption has raised…an island!

Hail in Queensland

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 20 November 2013
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Important storms dropped hailstones the size of tennis balls on Monday in Queensland, Australia.

Monster Typhoon Haiyan

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 13 November 2013
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The images you’re about to see were published on Monday, a few days after one of the most powerful and strongest typhoons ever recorded in the world struck the Philippines with winds of up to 320km/h, forcing millions to take shelter.

Two Tropical storms in Mexico cause severe damage

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 18 September 2013
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Mexico has been caught between hurricane Ingrid in the east and tropical storm Manuel in the west of the country since Monday.

Torrential rains hit Colorado

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 16 September 2013
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The State of Colorado in the west of the United States has for several days been experiencing one of the largest torrential downpours and flash floods ever recorded by the authorities.

Spectacular Landslide in Taiwan

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 2 September 2013
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Last Saturday, the city of Keelung in Taiwan witnessed a dramatic landslide filmed by a motorist.

New born Panda brings new hope

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 28 August 2013
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While staff at Edinburgh Zoo are closely monitoring Tian Tian, who will shortly become the mother of the first captive panda born in the UK, the arrival of a new born is being celebrated at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington DC.

Yosemite National Park Wild Fires

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 27 August 2013
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A huge fire started last week in and around California’s Yosemite National Park. It has continued to spread and covers more than 250sq miles according to official sources.

Torrential Rains in Russia and in the Philippines

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 22 August 2013
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The torrential rains that hit Russia late July have recently caused unprecedented floods!

Volcano eruption in Japan

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 20 August 2013
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Japan’s largest volcano, Sakurajima, erupted last Sunday. This is the most powerful eruption that has been recorded in the past 10 years.

The wettest village in the world

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 19 August 2013
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Have you heard about the wettest village in the world? It is located in India, in the state of Meghalaya.

Florida resort collapses into sinkhole

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 14 August 2013
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On Monday a resort complex in Florida was literally swallowed by a huge hole up to 100ft in diameter. Luckily nobody was hurt in this incredible incident.

Typhoon Utor hits the Philippines

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 13 August 2013
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Powerful typhoon Utor has hit the northern Philippines today, causing major damage and killing at least one person.

Watch out for the Fatberg !

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 7 August 2013
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While icebergs are melting in the Arctic, a huge « fatberg » has shown up in a London sewer.

Pakistan Monsoon

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 6 August 2013
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Heavy monsoon rain caused flooding and roofs to collapse last weekend in Pakistan.

Impressive video of a tornado in Italy

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 31 July 2013
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The Milan area has experienced a multitude of strong tornadoes in the past few days, all occurring in a short lapse of time, causing major damage.

British happier than before?

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 30 July 2013
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A recent survey, taken to help the government develop new policies to improve people’s well-being, shows a small improvement in people’s happiness this year.

Himalayan balsam : a pretty threat

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 24 July 2013
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In the past few months, a new plant species has been growing up to 10ft tall and has colonised large areas throughout Britain, including rivers and woods.

Powerful earthquakes hit China’s Gansu province

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 23 July 2013
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China’s north-west Gansu province has been struck by two powerful earthquakes, leading to a tragically high number of 75 people killed and more than 400 injured so far.

Smile at Saturn

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 19 July 2013
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This evening, look up towards Saturn and…smile!

Flash Flooding Hits Toronto Commuters

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 9 July 2013
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Toronto commuters had a surprise yesterday evening when an ordinary sunny day ended in flash floods.

Hottest Day of the Year Thus Far

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Monday 8 July 2013
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This weekend saw the true beginning of the summer, two weeks after the official start of the season. Will these temperatures be sticking around?

Warm Temperatures and Travelling With Pets

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 3 July 2013
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Temperatures are finally starting to warm up, and the summer holidays are just around the corner. But if you’re travelling with your pet, be careful of leaving him or her in your car.

Heat Wave Hits American Southwest

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Monday 1 July 2013
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A heat wave may be a welcomed occurrence for some of us here in the UK where temperatures are barely hitting 20°C at best. But when a heat wave causes the mercury to rise over 50°C, we should be careful what we wish for...

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane… It’s Supermoon!

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Monday 24 June 2013
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Did you happen to look at the moon this weekend? Did you notice how big and bright it was? That’s because it was a perigee full moon!

Less Pollution Means More… Storms?

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Monday 24 June 2013
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Did you happen to look at the moon this weekend? Did you notice how big and bright it was? That’s because it was a perigee full moon!