ARCTIC WINTER OF 2014: UK set to endure heavy snowfall, polar gales

As the United Kingdom experiences one of its warmest autumns in recorded meteorological history, some forecasters are warning that the winter ahead will be exceptionally harsh. Heavy snow, polar gales, record low temperatures and even blizzards are predicted to strike the entire country as December approaches. The arrival of the super cold weather is expected within weeks, reports the Sunday Express. Meteorologists have warned that the unusually mild autumn, which saw temperatures of 23 degrees Celsius in the London area over Hallowe’en, will make way for a tough winter, with “extreme and potentially devastating weather” causing considerable disruption to daily life, the Sunday Express claims. While the country has been basking in almost late … Continue reading ARCTIC WINTER OF 2014: UK set to endure heavy snowfall, polar gales

BANK HOLIDAY WASHOUT: Bad weather expected for southern Britain

Holidaymakers planning to visit beaches and festivals in the south of the United Kingdom this August Bank Holiday weekend have been warned by weather forecasters that unseasonably bad weather could ruin their plans and cause travel chaos on English and Welsh motorways, according to a new report out today by The Guardian newspaper. The Meteorological Office (Met Office), the U.K.’s national weather institute, is predicting cold and damp weather to cover most of southern Britain, possibly impacting visitors to the Notting Hill Carnival in west London, as well as sunseekers traditionally heading out to popular beaches like Brighton, Great Yarmouth and Shoeburyness. The Met Office has also issued a ‘yellow’ weather warning for southern England on Monday. The rest of … Continue reading BANK HOLIDAY WASHOUT: Bad weather expected for southern Britain