Did you feel the pressure form the Volcano in Tonga yesterday? Check your phone or tablet!
If you have a pressure sensor on it (most iphones and Samsungs do now), do you see a dip and rise in pressure last night?
This may be the pressure wave from the Tonga volcano that
This morning we got notification that an under water volcano suddenly and explosively erupted in Tonga. It was so explosive that it sent shock waves across the surrounding area and subsequently raised the tsunami warning for around the vicinity. It did create a tsunami and many of the islands did
We are now in the realm of looking ahead towards and through the spring months for all you farmers in particular. Lately, Simon has put up one or two musings as well as a look ahead video on the seasonal outlook, so please, if you haven't already, check these out.
High pressure remains the dominant weather feature through this weekend bringing a generally settled scene, however, expect some patchy rain on a weak cold front moving south on Sunday. Here is what you need to know;
1- Mist & fog: Plenty of mist and fog patches about through parts of England,
You may have seen yesterdays Look Ahead video with the seasonal update for the next 6-months, so I just wanted to emphasise the main couple of charts from that video.
Below is the ECMWF forecast for February, march and April showing the mean off the surface pressure anomaly. From this we
The ECMWF 6-week model is taking a look into the end of the month right now.
Here's what the latest forecast is suggesting ...
15th January to 21st January
High pressure generally in control, centred over the south or just to the west of the UK and Ireland.
The jet stream is likely to
There's a lot we can deduce from a 'simple' glance at a skew-T chart...
A settling down of conditions as we go through this week with high pressure becoming established over England and Wales. Here are the five things you need to know;
1- Largely dry: With high pressure there will be hardly any rain about though Monday for most will see patchy rain and
Hot off the press is the latest from the seasonal forecast model from the ECMWF.
So below are the 50mb forecast anomalies in 3-month steps.
First is the anomaly for February, Much and April. The red colours show a high probability of higher than average heights, hence higher pressure. You can see
We are starting to get the first signs of weather conditions heading into spring as the 6-week outlook from the ECMWF takes us to late February.
Here's what the latest output suggests ...
10th January to 16th January
A ridge of high pressure building through the UK and Ireland.
Jet stream remains to the