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Volcano and Ash Mash

Mashup of BBC images of oil slick and ash cloud forecasts

Continuing my recent theme of creating mash-ups (here and here), here is one more, this time a ‘not-to-scale’ mashup inspired by the shape of the BBC/NOAA oil-slick forecast image for 16 May 2010 and the BBC/MetOffice ash cloud forecast for 5 May […]

Wonderful Weather Words

The WeatherOnline website continues to make us laugh with their delightful descriptions of British weather…the chap, Simon Keeling, who writes their ‘month ahead’ forecast makes you feel sunny even if the weather isn’t:

“If someone finds the ‘barbeque summer’ would they kindly return it? If you are still waiting to fire up the barbeque […]

First Snow ~ Earliest Since 1934!

Not even granny would remember the last time it snowed in October in England.  Sure, it was only a dusting, but it still was around in some parts even at lunch. Temperatures this morning when leaving for work were about -1C.

Luckily, Grandpa had brought over some Canadian ice scrapers in one of his […]

September Lights Have Been Turned Off

Sunny September? The light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off!

Even though rainy Augusts are supposedly the norm for Britain, there is a hope for “Indian Summer” Septembers.  Now even that has been taken away from us.

It is best summed up by the humourous forecaster over at WeatherOnline.co.uk:

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Whether Wet Weather Is Normal

Its been a terrible August*: lots of gray skies and downpours. And its friggin’ cold (15C today).  The only way through the gray, blah winters is to look forward to the summers…but is this now impossible?

Kayta’s British mates at work insist this is typical British weather, and that the hot, sunny summers of […]