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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.
Wednesday 12 February 2014, 14:00
There's plenty of severe weather across Wales today with heavy rain and strong winds.
We've already had gusts of 78mph at Pembrey and 75mph at Aberdaron and Milford Haven.
The winds will strengthen to the north and west this afternoon where we could see gusts nearer 100mph along Cardigan Bay and...
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.
Friday 7 February 2014, 16:59
We enjoyed a window of dry, calmer weather and sunshine today thanks to a weak ridge of high pressure but it’s time to batten down the hatches again!
Thursday 6 February 2014, 16:41
This winter has been exceptional so far. We've had the windiest December since 1969, followed by the wettest January in Wales for 40 years.
Monday 3 February 2014, 17:23
Yesterday, 2 February, was Candlemas Day.
Candlemas is a traditional Christian festival and it was the custom on Candlemas Day for clergy to bless candles and distribute them to people. A lighted candle was placed in churches and windows to brighten up the dark winter nights.
Thursday 30 January 2014, 17:12
According to the Met Office this January is the wettest in Wales for 40 years! 247mm (9.72 inches) of rain have fallen so far. This figure is an average for the whole of Wales.
Monday 27 January 2014, 16:03
There was a brief window of dry weather and sunshine on Saturday but it didn’t last, with yet more heavy rain, showers and strong to gale force winds over the weekend. The highest gust recorded on Saturday was 75mph at Aberporth, Ceredigion and 70mph at Aberdaron, Gwynedd on Sunday.
Friday 24 January 2014, 13:46
Just as I thought we were done with warnings of heavy rain and windy conditions the Met office issues another warning. This time for Sunday but I'll get to that in a moment.
Wednesday 22 January 2014, 16:27
January so far has been milder than normal and there are already signs of spring in places such as Sketty where daffodils are in flower!
Friday 17 January 2014, 16:59
Low pressure has brought some heavy showers over the past couple of days but at least there’s been some dry weather and sunshine in between. However, more widespread rain on the way tomorrow as fronts move north across the UK.
Wednesday 8 January 2014, 12:21
We're not quite done with the wet weather yet as there’s more rain forecast for this afternoon plus another band of unsettled weather for Friday and Sunday.
Friday 3 January 2014, 15:57
A look back over highlights from 2013 for BBC Cymru Wales
Thursday 19 December 2013, 17:40
Next week, it looks like there’s more heavy rain and gales on Monday - not ideal for travelling before Christmas!
Monday 16 December 2013, 16:52
It’s been wet and very windy at times recently. The wind reached storm force 10 at Capel Curig in Snowdonia last Saturday with a gust of 85mph but despite the wind and rain it’s been very mild. Last Thursday Llanfairfechan in Gwynedd recorded a temperature of 17 °C. Not quite a record for December...
Tuesday 10 December 2013, 17:03
The reason for the winter warmth is down to the wind direction with southerly winds carrying mild air northwards from Spain and Morocco.
Thursday 5 December 2013, 15:58
Severe weather has been causing problems across the UK today, especially in north and east but also on the north Wales coast with some homes flooded.
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