After a wet and windy election weekend, the start of this week continues to be very cold and blustery. “A wet, cold and squally southwesterly is expected to affect many in the North Island today,” said MetService Meteorologist Elke Louw. 329 more words
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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
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