Thursday 24 April 2014, 09:37
As part of the Weatherman Walking series of programmes, I have walked in the same footsteps as Dylan Thomas. To be honest, I didn’t realise he wrote so many poems. I knew about his work Under Milk Wood from my school days but hadn’t really revisited his poems since.
Wednesday 23 April 2014, 16:25
Some drier, brighter spells and a little sunshine are likely over the weekend for Wales, says BBC Wales weatherman Derek Brockway.
Tuesday 15 April 2014, 16:53
There was a beautiful full moon last night and the red planet Mars was visible as well just above and to the right of the moon.
Monday 14 April 2014, 16:13
A blustery wind made it feel cold yesterday, but thankfully the wind is lighter today and it’s a lovely start to the week, thanks to high pressure centred close to Ireland.
Wednesday 9 April 2014, 16:54
People often talk about April showers and there's a nice proverb from 1886 that states: "March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers."
Showers can occur at any time but there are specific reasons why April might be more associated with clear, sunny mornings and stormy afternoons.
Monday 7 April 2014, 16:08
We’ve all seen some rain over the past few days, some significant and heavy rain in places too.
Thursday 3 April 2014, 16:37
Derek Brockway's weather blog for 3 April 2014
Wednesday 2 April 2014, 16:25
We've been treated to a few stunning sunsets recently, especially in south west Wales on Monday evening. Saharan dust also affects air quality together with other factors such as tree pollen, haze and pollution which has been blown our way from the near continent by south to south easterly winds.
Monday 31 March 2014, 16:19
British Summer Time started yesterday and many parts of Wales enjoyed a taste of summer.
In fact, yesterday was the warmest day of the year so far with a top temperature of 20.7 Celsius recorded at Porthmadog in Gwynedd. Not quite a record for March but warmer than Majorca and well above the average of...
Wednesday 26 March 2014, 15:49
Weather forecast from Derek Brockway 26 March 2014
Monday 24 March 2014, 16:43
As expected there was a chill in the air over the weekend with a few showers.
Friday 21 March 2014, 15:31
The air is definitely cooler today and we're in for a chilly weekend with Arctic winds bringing a mixture of sunshine and showers.
The air will be unstable which means towering cumulonimbus clouds, heavy showers, hail so don’t be surprised if you hear a rumble of thunder.
Wednesday 19 March 2014, 16:06
The weather this March has been much kinder to us compared to last year which was bitterly cold with frost, ice and snow.
Friday 14 March 2014, 16:38
Plenty more dry weather to come
Monday 10 March 2014, 16:55
Yesterday was the warmest day of the year so far for most of Wales, with temperatures more typical of May and warmer than some resorts in the Mediterranean and plenty more dry and settled weather to come.
Wednesday 26 February 2014, 16:36
This winter has been very wet and mild - in fact Hawarden in Flintshire was the warmest place in the UK last Sunday with a top temperature of 13.6°C, several degrees above the average which is nearer 7°C.
Thursday 20 February 2014, 16:15
The weather has been a bit better this week - less stormy and wet with a weaker jet stream. The dry spells in between the rain have been longer and this has allowed river levels to generally fall in Wales.
Monday 17 February 2014, 16:18
Another two Atlantic storms hit Wales last week causing yet more damage and disruption. The Met Office issued a rare red warning last Wednesday, the first of its kind since January 2013.
Tuesday 11 February 2014, 17:15
Heavy rain and gale force winds expected
Monday 10 February 2014, 17:29
Yet another deep Atlantic low brought more heavy rain, showers and gales over the weekend. Exposed coasts and hills in the south and west bore the brunt of the severe gales.
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