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All-time temperature records broken in UK and Europe

Thursday 25th July 2019 was a record-breaking day for temperatures in the UK and parts of central and western Europe; The UK's all-time temperature record was broken, with 38.7 °C recorded at Cambridge Botanic Garden. The provisional value was released on Friday but was subject to quality control and analysis, and has now been validated by the Met Office observations’ team.  This figure exceeds the previous record of 38.5°C recorded in Faversham, Kent, in August 2003.  

Marine heatwaves put biodiversity under threat theWeather Club Tue, 09/04/2019 - 11:02

Heatwaves do not only occur on land, but also inside the ocean. Marine heatwaves are defined as periods of prolonged anomalously high sea surface temperatures compared to the local 30-year long record. Although the occurrence of these events has been observed locally, researchers in recent years looked at this phenomenon at the global scale.

Snow Rollers spotted in the UK theWeather Club Mon, 04/02/2019 - 12:59

Snow rollers have been spotted over the weekend in Wiltshire - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-47108382?SThisFB.

Snow rollers are snow balls formed naturally by strong winds blowing across a flat, snow-covered field or hillside. Three conditions need to occur for snow rollers to form: