40 posts about snow on this blog
Tuesday 3 April 2012, 16:40
As many of you will have read, Scotland has recently been hit by snow and the cold snap is heading our way.
Arctic winds will be bringing a big drop in temperature.
March was the warmest month in Wales since 1957 with beach and picnic weather last week and highs of 22 Celsius but tomorrow, temperatures...
Thursday 9 February 2012, 16:16
The gritters in Wales are gearing up for a busy time. There's no snow at the moment but some is expected by morning and we're in for a wintry mix of weather over the next 24 hours with rain, snow and some freezing rain too.
Freezing rain is where rain falls onto frozen ground, turning roads and pavements...
Monday 6 February 2012, 15:05
Wales escaped the worst of the snow on Saturday. There was some snow although not everywhere, leaving some people disappointed.
Most of the snow that did fall has now melted after a spell of rain and a rise in temperature.
Temperatures this afternoon across Wales are in the range 4 to 8 Celsius which...
Friday 3 February 2012, 15:37
Derek is off today so Sue Charles has kindly picked up the weather mantle.
We've just had the coldest night of year so far especially in Powys where temperatures fell to -11 Celsius near Llanwrtyd Wells and -9 In Newbridge on Wye!
But there's a big change this weekend as a battle takes place between...
Thursday 15 December 2011, 13:14
Some parts of Wales have already had a dusting of snow but it looks like we could be in for the first proper snow of the winter later tonight and tomorrow morning!
Mind you, it's not going to snow everywhere, it will depend very much on where you live and how high you are above sea level. Some places...
Tuesday 13 December 2011, 16:43
We've had just about everything thrown at us today - heavy rain, sleet, thunder, snow and hail the size of large peas.
Mark Hillman sent in this picture via twitter. The road in Ystradfellte covered in hailstones making driving conditions treacherous and it's been a similar story in other parts of the...
Wednesday 7 December 2011, 16:03
It's time to batten down the hatches
If you thought today was windy, just wait until tomorrow! An Atlantic storm is heading our way bringing heavy rain and strong to severe gale force winds.
Scotland and Northern Ireland will be worst hit but the Met Office has issued a wind warning covering North...
Tuesday 6 December 2011, 13:45
Figures from the Met Office suggest Autumn 2011 was the joint warmest on record in Wales (shared with 2006).
The mean temperature for September, October and November was 11.6 Celsius, two degrees above the average.
Sunshine was on target and it was drier than normal with 338 mm of rain, 22% below...
Tuesday 15 February 2011, 13:11
It's feeling chilly today with fresh to strong winds and heavy showers and cold enough for snow on the mountains.
At the time of writing, the temperature in Llanberis is 8 deg;C Celsius but at Clogwyn station, a mile below the summit of Snowdon, on the Snowdon Mountain Railway the temperature is below...
Thursday 6 January 2011, 13:40
Well, I'm on snow patrol today along with my colleague Sue Charles.
We're currently watching a deep area of low pressure out over the Atlantic. This will move towards Britain tomorrow pushing a front northwards bringing a mixture of rain, sleet and snow.
Met Office Weather warning.
So another dose of...
Tuesday 4 January 2011, 16:17
Well first of all, a very Happy New Year to you all!
Most of us ended up with a white Christmas, although no fresh snow fell in Wales on 25 December.
We haven't got all the figures in yet but it looks like last month was the coldest in Wales for at least 100 years and for central England, the coldest...
Tuesday 4 January 2011, 11:15
Happy New Year to you all.
I hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing time, although if family were involved, then I sincerely doubt it! ;)
This year I completed my first ever Xmas Day Swim at Coney - the first one to have snow on the ground apparently.
I wasn't sure what to expect but came prepared...
Tuesday 21 December 2010, 10:19
Well, it looks as if we've seen the worst of the snow for the time being but we could be in for a little bit more on Wednesday.
Aside from all the chaos the snow causes; it also dramatically alters the landscape - transforming the mundane into something very dramatic.
I found myself getting repeatedly...
Thursday 16 December 2010, 12:43
The big freeze is about to return with Arctic winds bringing a big drop in temperature, ice and some significant snow fall tonight and tomorrow.
The north and west and the south west are likely to be worst hit. The snow will be in the form of showers, so amounts of snow will vary from place to place...
Wednesday 15 December 2010, 13:43
A cold front will sweep south across Britain tomorrow bringing a spell of rain followed by much colder air from the North Pole.
Temperatures will drop like a stone tomorrow afternoon and Wales is in the firing line for significant snow on Thursday night and on...
Monday 13 December 2010, 14:08
It was a quiet weekend - dry and not too cold so ideal for a walk or Christmas shopping but it will be a very different story next weekend as an Arctic blast looks set to bring more snow, ice and freezing temperatures.
Over the next few days, a ridge of high pressure will keep things largely dry and...
Friday 10 December 2010, 13:53
Well, it was a pleasant change not having to scrape ice off the car windscreen this morning!
Across much of Wales, temperatures stayed above freezing although Pembrey on the Carmarthenshire coast dipped down to -1 Celsius.
The air over us today has come from the Atlantic so it is milder & moister but...
Thursday 9 December 2010, 09:54
With all the cold weather and heavy frosts; rivers across Wales are turning to ice.
Here is the River Ely in Penarth as you've never seen it before (or perhaps you have? Let us know and leave a comment below)
Wednesday 8 December 2010, 15:48
Last night there was another widespread frost with temperatures at Trawscoed in Ceredigion dipping to minus 9 Celsius!
The cold and icy weather is not everyone's cup of tea but the frost is pretty to look at. If you're fed up with the cold and scraping the frost off your car windscreen - you'll be happy...
Tuesday 7 December 2010, 16:13
Our immediate world is under snow. Well, large tracts of the the Heads of the Valleys are anyway and, walking with Dylan one morning this week. I found the snow to be the noisiest I've ever known.
The temperature was very low - minus 8 according to one pundit I met in the closed off corrie that is Cwmdare...
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