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Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 6:10 AM EST
BRITAIN is braced for another barrage of storms with up to 10 inches of snow by the weekend.
A band of showers and blizzards is due to sweep in from the Atlantic on Friday threatening a near nationwide whiteout.
Forecasters warned freezing gales, snowstorms and ice will cause more travel chaos as the big freeze takes a second swipe at beleaguered Britain.
Parts of the country have been left under inches of snow this week with more expected in the South and East today and tomorrow.
Saturday is looking like an absolute nightmare with bitter winds sending temperatures comfortably below freezing
The 72-hour freeze has seen temperatures sink lower than Moscow, Finland and Iceland with warnings the mercury could plunge to -15C (5F) in the North and -8C elsewhere.
And the cold weather is likely to last into the middle of next month.
The Met Office said colder-than-usual conditions are likely until the second week of February with snow likely to be “more frequent”.
Source Link: express.co.uk
Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 10:09 AM EST
THE big freeze last night sparked fears of a national health emergency in Britain as forecasters warned of worsening snow conditions.
Freezing winds from Russia could bring the lowest temperatures ever recorded in the UK as some areas face days of heavy snow.
The Met Office has upgraded a week-long cold weather health alert across England to Level-3 – one step below a national emergency.
It stresses that “severe cold weather” could pose a health risk to the elderly and vulnerable.
A near nationwide whiteout yesterday saw around three inches of snowfall in Scotland where temperatures had fallen to -24C (-11.2F) with wind chill.
Severe weather warnings for snow and ice across Britain today and tomorrow have been issued. Two inches of snow is likely in the East where temperatures could plunge to -10C and lows of -15C are possible on higher ground.
Source Link: express.co.uk
Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 9:52 AM EST
Yesterday I posted the current 5 day Met Office UK forecast (Monday 14th to Friday 18th January) and there were NO indications for any changes for the end of the week.
As you can see from the above image taken from Today's Met Office 5 day forecast (Tuesday 15th - Saturday 19th January) there would seem to be a significant change coming to the UK for Friday 18th.
This would mean that the Solar influence of the R5+ "Solar Climate Change" would make the current Met Office forecast underestimate Friday's "Amber" warning and therefore any snow fall would be enhanced to a much higher level. We will have to wait and see if The Met Office carry a "Red - Take Action" for this area come the day.
Other events around the world such as a M7+ Earthquake and a "Super Storm" may also develop in this period....more to follow
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Monday, January 14th 2013, 10:23 AM EST
The above is a snapshot of the expected weather in the UK as per forecast from the Met Office (http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/uk_forecast_warnings.html?day=2) starting from Wednesday 16th January, issued on Monday 14th January.
Using their hi-tec website, this 3-5 day Met Office forecast indicates there is nothing to worry about, otherwise it would be coloured, and as you can see it's plain or if you like "un-shaded", indicting for the time of the year they expect "normal January weather", that is in contrast to the 1-2 day forecast I have posted below, it is shaded and includes a level 3 warning due to the below average cold weather and snow etc.
Those of you who have seen the forecast for this period, issued from WeatherAction.com by Piers Corbyn at the end of December (that's right, "end of December") would have noticed that Piers is expecting this period to be one of his highest solar ratings of the year, an R5+, and it takes place from Wednesday 16th and ends on the 18th*. Then allowing for one or two days for the Earth's climate to "process" this event (that's "cause and effect" to you and me) there should be a noticeable climatic change (NOT a "man made" one, but a "Solar Climate Change") in the UK and indeed around the world taking place by no later then Sunday 20th January.
I will include these Met Office daily charts until the last day (Sunday), they should start to change colour, maybe even "Red" as we progress through the week
Updated below with additional MUST READ comments by Piers Corbyn
Sunday, January 13th 2013, 12:49 PM EST
See below for Met Office 5 Day forecast and see how difficult it is for them to predict beyond this period - Piers Corbyn with his 25 years experience has issued a Public Warning Public Warning: This Weeks Major R5+ Solar Event To Produce Additional Stratospheric Warming and I have included his forecast below issued at the END OF DECEMBER!
Sunday, January 13th 2013, 8:14 AM EST
The above extract is from the "Red Warning" report issued at the start of January from Piers Corbyn at WeatherAction.com
You would have noticed that there have been several recent commentators indicating that the current Sudden Polar Stratospheric Warming has induced a change to weather patterns in the Northern Hemisphere producing a much colder circulation of air.
According to this report from Piers Corbyn, there will be Additional Stratospheric Warming, making the current conditions even worse, also including in this forecast is a higher chance of M7+ Earthquake, and an enhancement to storms....more to follow.
The last time we had an R5+ Solar event was from a forecast for the 26-27th October, this resulted in Hurricane Sandy and a M7.7 Earthquake in Canada....watch this space for more!
Sunday, January 13th 2013, 3:44 AM EST
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Saturday, January 12th 2013, 6:10 PM EST
Run after run, the latest updates of data centers continue to "tread the hand," the evolution in the coming days. Tomorrow, Sunday, January 13, we will enter into the heart of winter with snow from the plains to the north / west and a few flakes on the coasts of Liguria, strong storms in the central Tyrrhenian regions and snows on the mountains of the Apennines, but it will be just the beginning of what would later, on Monday, it will be a long and intense week of passion. We have already explained in our detailed forecasts , which at this early stage we do not have to do with the cold or particularly intense cold, temperatures will fall just below the middle of the period, but there will be so strong storms with heavy rainfall in many regions , from the far north to the far south and especially in the regions of the Tyrrhenian and the north / east.
In the middle of winter and the temperature is lower than average, this translates into bad weather from heavy snow at low altitude. According to the latest maps, which we publish accompanying the article, there is a risk of a real bomb of snow on Italy, with abundant deposits from low odds a little of all the regions. Stay tuned and in the coming hours we will get better in every single detail of deterioration, explaining every detail, the odds snow province to province and areas most affected by the intense phenomena:
Saturday, January 12th 2013, 5:30 PM EST
THE biggest freeze in 20 years is set to bring a foot of snow by the start of next week.
As the first blizzards hit Cumbria and the North-west yesterday, the Met Office issued severe weather warnings across much of the UK for the next three days.
Forecasters said parts of the North-east and Scotland could be knee-deep in snow by Monday.
Breakdown services last night warned of “widespread chaos” in the most severe whiteout since the winter of 1993.
Britain faces a two-pronged attack from swathes of snow-laden air due to pour in from the Atlantic and the North Sea. Worst hit will be the East, South-east, Central and Northern regions, though nowhere will escape the winter blast. Gritters and snowploughs are on standby to avoid a repeat of 2010 when roads and airports were severely disrupted.
Councils have stockpiled more than 1.3 million tons of salt and grit, 100,000 tons more than three years ago, though experts warn temperatures could sink too low for it to be effective.
There are fears it could be February before there is any let-up in the extreme weather.
Government forecasters have issued a level-2 cold weather alert.
The Met Office said parts of the country could see 12 inches of snow by Monday. Forecaster Sarah Holland said the first widespread wintry showers would arrive at the weekend with the entire country braced for heavy snow on Monday.
Source Link: express.co.uk
Friday, January 11th 2013, 4:56 PM EST
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