Nothing is so simple that it cannot be misunderstood theWeather Club Thu, 15/03/2018 - 13:06

All enjoyable things must come to an end and so it is that I find myself thinking what to write about in my last article for theWeather Club.  Over the years I’ve covered all things hot to cold, calm to stormy, hurricanes to tornadoes, so I thought it was about time I wrote about communicating the weather, or the weather forecast to be more precise.  It’s all very good making an outstanding forecast, but if you cannot get the forecast across to the user of the information then to all intents and purposes it is worthless, at least to that user.

UK weather review: Winter 2017/2018 theWeather Club Tue, 13/03/2018 - 13:27

Winter 2017/2018 was generally rather unsettled, with only brief settled spells. Temperatures fluctuated, with some mild spells and some periods of widespread frosts and cold conditions, particularly at the end of the season.  Rainfall was around average was above average.

World weather review: February 2018 theWeather Club Tue, 13/03/2018 - 13:19

At the Start of February, Cyclone Fehi sparked evacuations and a state of emergency along New Zealand's west coast.

Moscow saw its heaviest snowfall in a day on the 3rd Feb, with more than half the monthly average snow.  2,000 trees were brought down and air travel was disrupted.