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  1. Double blow as double low arrives this weekend

    Thursday 31 October 2013, 15:08

    We’ve had more than our fair share of rain this month and there’s more wet and windy weather to come as we head into the start of November with strong to gale force winds expected this weekend.

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  2. A near miss as storm bypasses Wales

    Monday 28 October 2013, 15:36

    Wales escaped the worst of the gales but it was a near miss.

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  3. It has turned noticeably colder

    Friday 11 October 2013, 17:00

    In the last couple of days it has turned noticeably colder with Arctic winds bringing a significant drop in temperature much closer to the seasonal average or below.

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  4. A much drier weekend ahead

    Friday 4 October 2013, 16:48

    A much drier weekend in prospect.

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  5. More rain and heavy showers expected overnight

    Thursday 3 October 2013, 15:47

    There is still a yellow Met Office heavy rain warning in force covering mid Wales and the south which is valid until 8am tomorrow.

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  6. Torrential downpours expected later

    Wednesday 2 October 2013, 14:55

    Torrential downpours expected later

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  7. Unsettled in October

    Monday 30 September 2013, 15:16

    Low pressure over the Atlantic will move closer to Ireland pushing fronts and troughs across Wales.

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  8. Weather warming and cloud lifting

    Friday 20 September 2013, 16:16

    As we look forward to the weekend, there is a change on the way. A warm front will move in from the Atlantic and that will introduce warmer, moister air from the Tropics.

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  9. Autumn has arrived early in Wales

    Tuesday 17 September 2013, 15:56

    Autumn has arrived early this year with low pressure bringing strong winds, rain and a noticeable drop in temperature. Some people including myself have already put the heating on!

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  10. First strong winds and gales of the autumn

    Friday 13 September 2013, 16:47

    The first strong winds and gales of the autumn are heading our way this weekend and our old friend the jet stream is to blame!

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  11. Make the most of Saturday as low pressure looms

    Thursday 12 September 2013, 16:15

    The weather has been quite changeable this week with some dry weather and sunshine but also some cloud and rain, with fronts moving in from the Atlantic.

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  12. Changeable weather ahead

    Monday 9 September 2013, 13:32

    This week the weather can be described as changeable; some dry weather and sunshine but also a few sharp showers.

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  13. A slightly autumnal feel this weekend

    Friday 30 August 2013, 16:05

    A slightly autumnal this weekend

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  14. More dry weather to come but fronts moving in

    Wednesday 28 August 2013, 17:22

    There's more dry weather to come this week but fronts will move in from the Atlantic bringing a little rain and drizzle followed by a change to cooler and fresher conditions for the weekend.

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  15. No sign of a future heatwave

    Thursday 8 August 2013, 15:57

    The outlook is mixed with wind, rain and showers at times but with some dry, sunny spells as well.

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  16. Mixed weather for August

    Tuesday 6 August 2013, 15:29

    More rain has fallen in the last 36 hours than during the whole of July! 50 to 75mm (two to three inches) has fallen in parts of south and west Wales and the torrential downpours have led to flooding in places with over 10 flood alerts in force.

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  17. A warm end to July

    Tuesday 30 July 2013, 15:38

    July was on course to be one of the driest on record but not anymore following the recent heavy rain and thundery downpours.

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  18. A strange phenomenon on the Pembrokeshire Coast

    Monday 29 July 2013, 16:39

    Adrian Owens got in touch recently regarding a strange phenomenon which he saw on the Pembrokeshire Coast on the weekend of 13/14 July 2013.

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  19. Some heavy rain is on the way

    Wednesday 24 July 2013, 15:30

    Wales missed the worst of the storms but there was some thunder and lightning in the south and east

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  20. Changing weather at the Royal Welsh Show

    Monday 22 July 2013, 14:36

    It's the first day of the Royal Welsh Show in Llanelwedd and the sun is shining.

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