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What is happening to Wanstead Park's lakes?

Lack of rainfall and a broken pump have been cited by City of London Corporation as the main reason for the shocking levels of the ponds through the park. 428 more words


March 2017: very mild and dry

The mean temperature in March 2017 was the mildest in a local record going back to 1797.

A complete absence of air frost was mirrored in the mean which finished 10.5C, 2.8C above average and 0.3C higher than the previous record set in 1997. 606 more words


The March blizzard of 1952

Warm sunshine looks likely to bring London’s first 20°C this week but the weather 65 years ago couldn’t have been more different.

A cold easterly airflow on March 29th and 30th 1952 affecting the southern half of England brought heavy snow whipped into drifts up to 6ft deep in parts of the Chilterns. 623 more words


February 2017: mild, dry and dull

A cold spell that saw a thin temporary covering of snow wasn’t enough to stop February 2017 from finishing mild. The mean temperature of 6.9C was 1.6C above the 1981-2010 average, the mildest February for three years.  590 more words


The unexpected thing about London

Let’s talk about the weather. I know I know! I can hear you thinking. How bloody predictable. Weather in the UK is literally the first thing everybody’s talking about whenever they’re actually talking about, you know, the UK. 599 more words


Downtime! The Joys of Half Term 

Oh! The joys of having time off from the ‘9 -5’. You know what I mean. No rush hour. No school run. Just the precious time spent with family that’s simply priceless. 276 more words

Compassionate Living

Freezing in London vs Sweating in Bucharest

Conversation with my mom , 30

Mom: ‘I’m so happy. It’s finally warming up outside’.
Me: ‘Really? Here it’s freezing’
Mom: ‘Oh, poor you. Today the maximum temperature was -10ºC. 285 more words