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Returning Polar Maritime airmass

The words unstable, heavy showers even tricky predictability are flying around currently and rightly so as we are currently enduring a Returning Polar Maritime airmass. The UK and Ireland has been for a number of days now and continues to be influenced by low pressure. This pattern looks to continue through much

Latest on the Tropical Storm weather

Tropical Storm Andres on Sunday became the earliest named storm on record to develop in the eastern Pacific Ocean, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The eastern Pacific hurricane season runs from May 15th to November 30th. The system formed hundreds of miles off the west coast of Mexico and had

ECMWF 6-Week forecast to late June

Wow, we are really getting into summer now aren't we? The forecast from today's 6-week ECMWF model is taking us into the second half of June. There are some signs of an improvement in the weather, but the indications are this is going to be hit and miss and any dry

5 Weather Week Things To Know

The weather has changed so much from a couple of weeks ago, and we are now again being treated ti a rebalancing of the weather machine. There's more rain on the way this week, as is a change in temperatures. Although cooler on some days, we may finally have lost the

It’s the trough that keeps on ‘giving’!

  We've been getting many calls on our WeatherLIVE talk to a forecast telephone service ask when the best of the weather would be this week. Well, the problem is that it's hard to say when and where that might be because of the persistent of a trough overhead. Below is the forecast

Does high pressure build in June? If so, when?

Yesterday, we got a look at the latest 6-week outlook from the ECMWF model and it is keeping reasonably consistent with the JMA and broadly the GFS. We are coming to the conclusion each day that May will be a bit of a mixed month with some unsettled conditions at

5 Weekend Weather Things To Know

An unsettled weather pattern is expected this weekend as an Atlantic low pressure system moves towards western Ireland on Friday into Saturday. Expect rain, strengthened winds but also an increase in temperatures. Here are the five things you need to know about the weather this weekend; Spells of rain, heavy

Saturday’s rain and wind

It has been a rather chilly and unsettled start to May. The Bank Holiday Monday was hit by an area of low pressure pushing in wind and rain then as the low pushed eastwards a northerly flow set up seeing temperatures drop below average with rain, sleet and some snow

ECMWF 6-Week through to mid-June

The ECMWF 6-week model is now looking ahead to early summer, into the middle stages of June. It's cold and unsettled right now, but how long will this last? Full details below ... 8th May to 14th May A deep trough over Ireland and western UK (see chart). Ridge to the east. Drier in eastern areas,