For one night only, BBC Points West weather forecaster Ian Fergusson left his weather map behind and went on a journey through the wet, the windy, the sunny, the stormy and the snowiest parts of the West.
Its been extremely warm in Cirencester over the last couple of days, with temperatures getting into the high 20s (celcius). In London, the forecast was expecting 30°c today!
When it snows, there is an increased demand for local news and information – such as travel news, school closures and weather forecasts. As a local community radio station, you’d think that Corinium Radio would be the perfect place for… Continue reading
Over the last week, thousands of schools across the country have been closed due to severe snow and ice. Here in Gloucestershire, 296 out of 308 state-run primary, secondary schools and colleges were closed on Wednesday, with similar numbers on… Continue reading
This was the view outside my bedroom window just after 8 this morning – a street covered by lots of snow which fell overnight, on top of snow which fell yesterday afternoon.
Already, 8 out of the 12 months in 2009 have passed! Today is September 1st… which means its time for me to publish the website statistics for August.
The weather is definatley better these days than it was in both 2007 and 2008. However good weather still brings with it lots of problems. This week, Britain is having a heat wave.
Its not often that the United Kingdom gets the type of weather I would be happy with in Greece, so this weekend is a very unusual one! The temperature read out on Steve Wright In the Afternoon yesterday was 25°c… Continue reading
I have just been reading the Greek news and found that the National Meteorological Service is predicting that this weekend will see strong storms, snow on high ground and gale force winds in the open seas.
I have just been reading some of the radio industry news on radiotoday.co.uk, and have found it interesting that from March 30th, BBC Southern Counties Radio will be split in to two: creating BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey.