Climate of the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom straddles the geographic mid-latitudes between 49–61 N. It is on the western seaboard of Afro-Eurasia, the world's largest land mass. These conditions allow convergence b...
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Autumn 2011 United Kingdom heat wave
The autumn 2011 United Kingdom heat wave was a period of unseasonably warm weather which arrived towards the end of September 2011 and continued into October. As a result, record high temperatures for...
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January 1987 Southeast England snowfall
The January 1987 snowfall was a very heavy lake-effect type snow event that affected the areas of East Anglia, South-East England and London between the 11th and 14th of January and was the heaviest s...
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Blizzard of January 1881
The Blizzard of January 1881 (17–18 January 1881) was one of the most severe blizzards ever to hit the southern parts of the United Kingdom.On 18 January 1881, a low pressure system rapidly developed ...
London tornado of 1091
The London Tornado of 1091 is reckoned by modern assessment of the reports as possibly a T8 tornado (roughly equal to an F4 tornado) which occurred in London, England. Britain's earliest reported torn...
Hurricane Bawbag
Hurricane Bawbag was an intense extratropical cyclone, also known by the name Friedhelm, which brought hurricane-force winds to Scotland at the beginning of December 2011. The storm also brought prolo...
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Lewes avalanche
The Lewes avalanche occurred on 27 December 1836 in Lewes, Sussex, when a huge build-up of snow on a chalk cliff overlooking the town collapsed into the settlement 100 metres below, destroying a row o...
2006 London tornado
The 2006 London tornado was a significant United Kingdom tornado spawned from a squall line moving over the city on 7 December 2006 at approximately 11:02 GMT. Its intensity is estimated to have been ...
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Hurricane Anna (1961)
Hurricane Anna impacted Central America and the Windward Islands in July 1961. The first tropical cyclone and first hurricane of the hurricane season, Anna developed on July 20 from an easte...
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Climate of Wales
Wales (/ˈweɪlz/; Welsh: Cymru [ˈkəm.rɨ]) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish...
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Moray Firth fishing disaster
3°36′14″W / 57.695°N 3.604°W / 57.695; -3.604The Moray Firth fishing disaster of August 1848 was one of the worst fishing disasters in maritime history on the east coast of Sc...
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2003 European heat wave
The 2003 European heat wave was the hottest summer on record in Europe since at least 1540. France was hit especially hard. The heat wave led to health crises in several countries and combined with dr...
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Great Gale of 1871
The Great Gale of 1871 was a severe storm in the North Sea which struck the north east coast of England on Friday 10 February 1871. Shipping near the town of Bridlington was severely affected by the s...
December 1981 windstorm
The December 1981 windstorm was a severe storm that particularly affected southern England, Wales and south west France during December 13, 1981. The storm formed as a secondary low.In England, the st...
1955 United Kingdom heat wave
The UK drought of 1955 and associated heatwave were a set of severe weather events that occurred over all parts of the country. The drought was the 7th worst drought in Yorkshire, and worse than the f...
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1990 United Kingdom heat wave
The 1990 heat wave in the United Kingdom was a particularly severe heat event with temperatures hitting record highs of 37.1 °C (98.8 °F) on 3 August. The temperature was recorded at Chelten...
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2005 Birmingham tornado
The Birmingham tornado was one of the strongest tornadoes recorded in the United Kingdom in nearly 30 years, occurring on 28 July 2005 in the suburbs of Birmingham. It formed on a day when strong...
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Burns' Day storm
The Burns' Day Storm occurred on 25–26 January 1990 over north-western Europe and is one of the strongest European windstorms on record. This storm has received different names as there is no official...