Derek Brockway

Keep up to date with Derek's weather reports for Wales.

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  1. As the clocks go forward the weather takes a turn for the worse

    The clocks go forward this weekend marking the start of British Summer Time but unfortunately the weather is about to take a turn for the worse! A strong jet stream over the Atlantic and low pressure will bring spells of heavy rain with strong to gale force winds.

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  2. Aurora Borealis and a solar eclipse

    Derek Brockway blogs about this week's weather, including the Aurora Borealis over Wales and this Friday's solar eclipse.

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  3. Will there be clear skies for the solar eclipse?

    Monday is another chilly day with some rain and showers, even a little snow on high ground. Temperatures are only 5-8°C with a light breeze from the east or north-east. However, the grey, chilly spell we've had for the last few days is on its last legs and a change is expected tomorrow.

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  4. Some wintry showers but drier weather on the way

    Snow in parts of mid and north-west Wales today has caused some travel disruption with school closures in Gwynedd and in Ceredigion but drier weather is on the way…

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  5. Cold air from Greenland has arrived in Wales and it’s going to stay cold over the next few days, with Arctic winds bringing a mixture of sunshine and wintry showers.

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  6. A major winter storm affecting northeast America is not heading our way but it is going to turn much colder in the UK from midweek with Arctic winds bringing frequent wintry showers.

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  7. The coldest spell for two years: How long will it last?

    The recent cold spell is the coldest we've had for about two years! Last Sunday night into Monday the temperature in Tirabad in Powys dropped to almost -8°C. There's been some snow too, most of it on high ground. Last night about 10cm (4") of fresh snow fell on the Berwyn Mountains in Denbighshire.

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