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Diardaoin 29 Am Faoilteach Air fhoillseachadh aig 15:54 uairean

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Chan eil seo ri fhaighinn ach ann am Beurla a-mhàin

YELLOW WARNING of ICE and SNOW for SCotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and northern parts of The Midlands.

Updated 29 January at 12:25

Valid from: 1030 on Thursday 29 January

To: 1100 on Friday 30 January

Showers of sleet, snow and hail will continue through the rest of Thursday and into Friday morning, although at lower levels there will be a gradual trend towards rain and sleet from Thursday evening onwards. This will bring a risk of further snow, especially on higher ground, along with icy stretches on untreated surfaces.

The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.

This is an update to the warning issued on Monday to extend the warning a little further southeast into parts of the Midlands, and also to include ice as a hazard.

YELLOW WARNING of SNOW and ICE for southwest England, central southern England, East Anglia and southern parts of The Midlands.

Updated 29 January at 12:25

Valid from: 1500 on Thursday 29 January

To: 1100 on Friday 30 January

Showers during Thursday afternoon and evening are expected to fall increasingly as sleet, snow and hail. This may settle in places, especially from late afternoon and more especially on high ground. In addition, a more persistent spell of rain, sleet and and snow may affect the west and south of the yellow area during the early hours of Friday morning. Most areas are unlikely to see large amounts of snow but icy stretches are likely to form on untreated surfaces.

The public should be aware of the risk of some travel disruption and difficult driving conditions.

YELLOW WARNING of WIND for southwest England and southwest Wales.

Updated 29 January at 15:40

Valid from: 2200 on Thursday 29 January

To: 0700 on Friday 30 January

Strong northwesterly winds are expected to develop across parts of South Wales and southwest England this evening, persisting overnight, before gradually easing tomorrow morning. Inland gusts are likely to widely reach 50-60 mph, with 70 mph possible along exposed coasts and over high ground.

The public should be aware of the possibility of disruption to travel, with difficult driving conditions, particularly for high-sided vehicles.

YELLOW WARNING of SNOW for Northern Ireland and parts of western, central and northern Scotland.

Updated 29 January at 12:25

Valid from: 1200 on Saturday 31 January

To: 2345 on Saturday 31 January

Further snow showers will affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland from Saturday afternoon and through Sunday leading to some locally large accumulations. These will be associated with strong winds so drifting and temporary blizzard conditions are likely.

The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from these conditions. This alert is likely to be updated in the coming days.

YELLOW WARNING of SNOW for Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, southwest England and coastal fringes of East ANglia and northeast England.

Updated 29 January at 12:25

Valid from: 0015 on Sunday 01 January

To: 2345 on Monday 01 February

Further snow showers will affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland on Sunday leading to some locally large accumulations and the showers may spread along eastern and western coasts of England and Wales. The showers will be associated with strong winds so drifting and temporary blizzard conditions are possible as well as icy stretches. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from these conditions.

Snow showers are likely to continue to affect similar areas into Monday bringing further accumulations. Meanwhile, there is a risk of a more persistent spell of rain, sleet and snow affecting Wales, the Midlands and southwest England on Monday. This alert has therefore been extended into Monday and now covers these additional areas, but this is more uncertain and therefore further updates are likely in the coming days.

Rabhadh Tuil

Bho Buidheann na h-Àrainneachd no SEPA ann an Alba agus Natural Resources Wales sa Chuimrigh

Chan eil seo ri fhaighinn ach ann am Beurla a-mhàin

Thursday 29 January

There are no flood warnings in force anywhere in the United Kingdom.

Mu Rabhaidhean Aimsir Oifis na Sìde

Tha dà sheòrsa rabhadh aimsir bho Oifis na Sìde rim faotainn air Aimsir a' BhBC: Rabhaidhean agus Ro-rabhaidhean.

Thèid Rabhaidhean a thoirt nuair a tha dùil ri fìor dhroch aimsir taobh a-staigh na h-ath 24 uair.

Thèid Ro-rabhadh a thoirt barrachd air 24 uair air thoiseach air fìor dhroch aimsir.

Tha trì ìrean de thachartasan sìde ann, Dearg, Buidhe Shoilleir agus Buidhe - 's e Dearg as miosa.


Tha an aon ìre teinne aig Rabhadh agus Ro-rabhadh den aon dath ach tha dùil ris an droch aimsir aig amannan eadar-dhealaichte. Le sin, 's e an aon diofar eadar Rabhadh Dearg agus Ro-rabhadh Dearg an ùine mus tig an droch aimsir.


Nuair a tha Rabhadh ann tha làn fhiosrachadh ri lorg aig Rabhaidhean (Aimsir) Oifis na Sìde

Mu Rabhaidhean Tuil

Tha rabhaidhean tuil air an gairm le Buidheann na h-Àrainneachd, Buidheann Dìon Àrainneachd na h-Alba agus Natural Resources Wales, agus air an cur gu Ionad na h-Aimsir aig a' BhBC. Tha sinne an uair sin a' sgaoileadh geàrr-chunntas de na rabhaidhean stèidhichte air an fhiosrachadh as ùire a tha ri fhaighinn. Nuair a tha rabhaidhean mu dhroch thuiltean ann, thèid iad cuideachd an craoladh air an telebhisean.

Faigh a-mach tuilleadh mu Rabhaidhean Tuil

Tha grunn dhòighean ann airson faighinn a-mach a bheil cunnart tuil anns an sgìre agad. Tha Buidheann na h-Àrainneachd, Buidheann Dìon Àrainneachd na h-Alba agus Natural Resources Wales ag ùrachadh nan rabhaidhean aca 24 uair gach latha tro àireamh Floodline.

Floodline - 0345 988 1188

Sealladh mìosail

Diluain 26 Am Faoilteach Air fhoillseachadh aig 10:00 uairean

Sealladh mìosail

Chan eil seo ri fhaighinn ach ann am Beurla a-mhàin

Geàrr-chunntas
A cold spell on the horizon.

Last week brought some of the coldest weather the UK has seen for some time. With the winter of 2013/2014 being the 5th mildest winter on record (and records began back in 1910!), it's not that surprising that many areas of the UK saw their coldest nights since way back in March 2013. Temperatures dipped to -14 Celsius on Monday across the snow fields of the Highlands of Scotland, and -9 across western Berkshire on Friday morning.

The weekend saw the return of some milder conditions from the west though, and as we head into the start of this week, it looks like temperatures will stay around the average for late January, with some spells of wet and windy weather at times. By late week though, strong northwesterly winds look set to usher in some rather cold weather that will likely last for several days.

Beyond that, a spell of quietr but still rather cold weather is currently thought most likley. A return to broadly westerly winds driving a succession of Atlantic weather systems across the UK is then anticpated as we head into mid-february.

Read on to find out the details...

Diluain 26 Am Faoilteach—Didòmhnaich 1 An Gearran
Breezy and damp giving way to cold and very windy!

The last week of January will get off to a breezy and damp start as weather fronts and some relatively mild Atlantic air clear away into the continent. This process should leave the remainder of Monday as a fairly dry and bright day for most, save for a few wintry showers that will affect the far northwest of Scotland at times. Conditions will be a little chilly overnight into Tuesday with perhaps a slight frost for rural areas, but during Tuesday another fairly weak Atlantic weather system will be ushered in by brisk westerly winds to bring cloudy, milder conditions with some further patchy rain, chiefly for western hills of the UK.

Cloudy, wet and windy weather is likely to be the order of the day on Wednesday with further Atlantic weather fronts moving in from the west.

By late Wednesday though, the UK weather looks as if it will take on a much colder and windier theme, with strong to gale force northwesterly winds bringing cold air across the UK, and the risk of some periods of snowfall, particularly for Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern areas of England, but possible just about anywhere for a time. There will also likely be an increase in overnight frost risk and icy patches as we move through the remainder of the week and into the weekend. February looks like it will get off to a very cold and windy start!

Diluain 2 An Gearran—Didòmhnaich 8 An Gearran
Cold through the first week of February.

The cold and strong northwesterly winds that developed towards the end of January look likely to continue through the first week of February, with many areas seeing strong to gale force winds at times, particularly in the north, with even the risk of severe gales around some exposed coastlines of the north and west. Low pressure systems may also be picked up in the northwesterly wind and be driven across the UK, bringing the threat of some spells of snowfall.

By the end of the period, most of the forecasting computer models suggest that an area of high pressure, initially anchored over the mid-Atlantic, will drift eastwards to be positioned over the UK. This process will likely result in a continuation of the cold theme and the associated risk of frosty nights, but the weather is likely to become significantly drier and less windy. Indeed, freezing overnight fog patches are also a likely issue as we head towards the end of first week of the month.

Diluain 9 An Gearran—Didòmhnaich 22 An Gearran
Returning to a changeable theme.

At the time of writing, the majority of the medium to long range forecasting computer models are suggesting that this period will begin on a changeable note, with a swift return to Atlantic lows crossing the country from the west (a very familiar theme so far this winter of course!). At this range, it is difficult to assign any specific details to the forecast regarding such features. However, it looks most likely that all areas of the UK will experience some wet and windy intervals, with further cold incursions of air from the north or northwest from time to time.

We await further forecast information with interest!

An ath sheachdain

Will winter bow out on a cold or mild note? Be sure to get the up-to-date medium range forecast details next week.

Tuairmse aimsir mìosail
Tha e doirbh fiù 's don neach as eòlaiche tuairmse a thoirt air an aimsir barrachd air seachdain air thoiseach. Tha modailean iomadh-fhillte bho Oifis na Sìde agus bho Ionad Eòrpach airson Tuairmsean Aimsir Meadhan-ùineil (ECMWF) air an ruith airson a' mhìos (agus an ràith) air thoiseach, a' togail dealbh de aimsirean eadar-dhealaichte a dh'fhaodadh a bhith buailteach buaidh a thoirt air an RA.

An ath ùrachadh aig 10:00 uairean, Diluain 2 An Gearran

Geàrr-chunntas

Diardaoin 29 Am Faoilteach Air fhoillseachadh aig 16:37 uairean

Geàrr-chunntas

Chan eil seo ri fhaighinn ach ann am Beurla a-mhàin

Windy with further wintry showers, especially north and and west.
This Evening and Tonight

Wintry showers continuing, but snow mostly confined to the hills. Showers most frequent in the north and west where remaining breezy, but also affecting the southeast late in the night. Icy stretches developing on untreated surfaces. Gales in the southwest.

Friday

Feeling cold in brisk north or north-westerly winds, gales in the northwest. Further wintry showers for many with hill snow, mainly north. Sunny spells elsewhere. Icy in places.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday

Cold northerly winds becoming established on Saturday, bringing snow showers to northern parts and extending to windward coasts on Sunday and Monday, with drier conditions further inland. Widespread overnight frosts.

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