Monthly Archives: October 2013

A change ahead.

There is a little dampness in the air this morning and some light rain fell overnight.  This small rainfall didn’t really make any significant impact on the monthly rainfall total (less than 0.5mm).  We are, however, likely to see one or … Continue reading

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Rain from the West

Last night the thermometer reached a low 0f 3.8c  due to the clear sky.  This clear sky will benefit us this morning as we will see some brighter spells as we go about our business. With the bright spells our … Continue reading

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A brighter start

Yesterday the rainfall count broke the 100mm (4inches) mark for the month but today will not add greatly, if at all, to the tally. Tomorrow, however, is a different story. The red sky this morning tells us that there is some … Continue reading

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Saved from the storm

Storms have caused a lot of disruption in the SW of the UK and on the Isle of Wight a wind speed of 99mph was recorded.  Fortunately for us the damaging winds have not reached our area although we are receiving … Continue reading

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Will the weather be as bad as 1987?

First of all can I just remind you that the clocks went back one hour overnight and the last connection to the summer (through BST) is now over.  The good news is that in less than two month’s time we … Continue reading

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Getting breezy – make preparations in the garden.

Today sees the start of our area receiving the impact of a low pressure system that is moving across the UK.  The effect of this low pressure system will be slight at first but the real effect will reach us … Continue reading

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Rainy start

As I reported in yesterday’s blog we will be travelling to work or school this morning in some persistent rain.  So far just over 4mm of rain as fallen in our area and we can expect more to come first … Continue reading

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Air pressure rising this morning.

The air pressure has risen slightly and this, along with the radar images, suggests that yesterday afternoon’s improved weather will continue today.  The chance of any rain today is less than 15%. Overnight, due to the light cloud cover, we reached a minimum … Continue reading

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A little brighter.

The radar images are currently showing a band of cloud carrying light / moderate rain moving across our area until around 10:30 hours.  It will not rain throughout this period but this is the period of highest risk today. After mid … Continue reading

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Air pressure falling.

The air pressure continues to fall and this can only signal to us that the weather will continue to be inclement.  A look at the jet stream forecast shows that the jet stream is forming low pressure “loops” out the … Continue reading

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Any rain today?

The low pressure system that has been with us for the last few days remains over the UK and will continue to bring some inclement weather to our area today. The radar images are showing that a band of rain … Continue reading

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Worth going for a walk?

Low pressure continues to dominate across the UK and this will bring some heavy rain to parts of the UK.  Fortunately we will not feel the brunt of the weather today.  Tomorrow, however, may be different. During the night another … Continue reading

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Warm rain?

Today will be generally a cloudy affair with just the occasional brighter spell.  There is still a system of low pressure across most parts of the UK and this will create some steady breeze too as the day passes.  I … Continue reading

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Damp underfoot.

The radar imagery is showing some small cloud rain cloud formations dotted around our area first thing this morning (approx. 06:30 hours) and some have you may have already received some light rain.  With the ground a little wet, the … Continue reading

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Brighter affair.

Yesterday’s rain, when 7mm fell in our area during the day, left underneath the railway bridge in Hall lane flooded once again.  Today will provide some chance for the area to dry up a little although there is still a … Continue reading

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Rain today?

As I outlined in yesterday’s blog a large band of rain cloud is currently moving across the UK from SW to NE and most parts of the UK will receive some rainfall today.  In some areas the rainfall could be … Continue reading

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Misty morn

After two days of rain today will be something of a respite.  The radar images are showing some light rain clouds heading our way around 08:00 hours but these will probable blow by or just bring us a little drizzle.  … Continue reading

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Don’t leave out the washing.

Following on from my post yesterday “Soggy Sunday” today will continue the theme and will certainly not be a day to leave out the washing. During the day will be receiving more rain showers until late afternoon in our area and, overall, the … Continue reading

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Soggy Sunday.

When you open the curtain this morning, whatever time you get up, you will see thick cloud and rain falling.  It certainly isn’t a morning for gardening but more for green house or potting shed indoor activities. The radar images are … Continue reading

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High risk of rain.

If you were planning to spend the day outside in the garden then you will need to have your waterproofs ready and your hat strapped tight because we will be seeing the odd shower and there will be a steady … Continue reading

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