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Summer tournaments

The school summer holidays are almost completely free of organised junior football (1).  The tradition that keeps the holidays only almost completely free is the summer tournament. 768 more words

Junior Football

Crazy Pandas On Tour - Oxford, 21/8/14

After finding out one of AR’s uni friends who lives in Canada was in Oxford for a few days, the Crazy Pandas hopped on a train and told him to meet them at the nearest pub, which turned out to be… 463 more words

Sunday's rain and wind data

Heavy rain has continued to move north and east across the UK today. Here is a selection of the highest rainfall totals and strongest wind gusts from Met Office stations around the UK : 170 more words

Met Office News

Latest wind and rain data as ex-hurricane Bertha crosses the UK

As forecast ex-hurricane Bertha is crossing the UK today (10 August 2014) bringing heavy and strong, gusty winds.

The heaviest rainfall overnight was recorded at Balatasound in Shetland where 48.8mm of rain was recorded as a previous low pressure system moved away from the UK, while Bute Park in Cardiff saw 40.6mm as the remnants of ex-hurricane Bertha move in from the southwest. 260 more words

Met Office News

An update for Reigate / Surrey / RideLondon / #Ex-Bertha Sunday

Quick update here focusing on SE especially: please note this applies mainly to Reigate in Surrey and is an amateur analysis for educational purposes.  For updates through the storm please see @RGSweather on twitter for the Bertha story as it unfolds for us in Reigate and SE.   909 more words


The weatherman is always wrong. Right?

Here is an excerpt from the BBC Weather website:

Yellow Alert of Rain

From: 0015 Sunday 10 August

To: 2345 Sunday 10 August

There is the risk of severe weather during Sunday as a depression tracks over, or close to, the UK.

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A vicious bite of winter

Gale force winds and gusts in excess of 100km/h have already been recorded across many parts of the lower South Island on Thursday, and MetService meteorologists are warning of further strong winds still to come for inland parts of Canterbury, and Wairarapa with Severe Weather Warnings in force. 542 more words

Press Release