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More heavy snow to come

{jcomments on}According to the Met Office, their forecasters are predicting a spell of heavy snow during Tuesday and Wednesday over some parts of the UK.

At this stage, the areas most likely to see the heaviest snow are Wales and some parts of the Midlands, leading to significant travel disruption in the worst effected areas.

Full story at the Met Office.

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New Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales 2013 provisional maximum temperatures.


Provisional temperatures from Friday 19 July, indicate that it has been the warmest day of 2013 for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.


For Scotland 29.7 C was recorded at Cupar, Fife. Northern Ireland reached 30.1 C at Castlederg and Wales had the highest temperature of the day, reaching 31.4 C at Porthmadog.


The UK and England maximum for 2013 remains the 32.2 C recorded at Hampton Water Works, southwest London on Wednesday 17 July.



Issued at 2337 on Fri 19 Jul 2013 by the Met Office.

Hottest day of 2013 so far

Observations by the Met Office indicate that today has been the hottest day so far this year.


The highest temperatures were generally in southeast England, where Heathrow airport and Northolt both reached 33.5 C this afternoon, beating the previous record of 32.2 C at Hampton Water Works on Wednesday 17 July.


The high temperatures were not confined to southeast England, with many other parts of the United Kingdom also having a very warm day. Cardiff Bute Park was the hottest place in Wales, reporting 29.4 C. Auchincruive in Ayrshire, Scotland saw 26.8 C and Castlederg in Northern Ireland reached 26.3 C.


These temperatures did not break the respective records for each country though.


Issued at 1910 on Mon 22 Jul 2013 Met Office


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