Will it rain today? A useful rainfall rain radar map for the UK. You can easily pan and zoom on the map to view the exact local rainfall.

May 18, 2024Met Office says heavy rain and sudden flooding could occur in affected areas and cause transport disruption Thunderstorm warnings have been issued by the Met Office across England and Wales for Saturday afternoon and continuing into the evening. A yellow weather warning is in place between 1pm and 8pm, covering large parts of Wales and south-west England. Continue reading… [...] Read more...
May 12, 2024Temperatures reach as high as 26.5C on Sunday but warm and sunny spell could be over by Monday morning Weather warnings for rain have been issued across the UK after the hottest day of the year so far. Temperatures reached as high as 26.5C (79.7F) on Sunday but the Met Office has said the recent warm and sunny spell could end by Monday morning. Continue reading… [...] Read more...
May 11, 2024Top temperatures expected, but heavy rain to follow with weather warnings in place for week ahead Britain will experience its hottest temperatures of the year on Sunday – before thunderstorms and heavy rain bring an end to the sunny conditions that the country has enjoyed over the past few days. The Met Office forecasts temperatures will peak at around 27C before the wet weather arrives. Western areas, including parts of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, will be the first to encounter the storms. Continue reading… [...] Read more...
May 11, 2024Aurora borealis fills an overnight sky, with rare sightings all over Europe from Whitley Bay to Vienna How can I see the northern lights in the UK tonight?Northern lights dazzle over UK, Europe and across the hemisphere Continue reading… [...] Read more...
May 11, 2024Aurora borealis sightings further south than usual from Ireland and Britain to Czech Republic and Germany as solar storm hits Earth’s atmosphere How can I see the northern lights in the UK tonight? The aurora borealis has lit up the night sky with rare sightings across the UK, Europe and the northern hemisphere. The northern lights were spotted in Whitley Bay on the north-east coast; Essex; Cambridgeshire; and Wokingham in Berkshire. They were also sighted in Suffolk, Kent, Hampshire and Liverpool. Continue reading… [...] Read more...
May 10, 2024Storm could trigger displays of aurora through Saturday night in parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland, northern England and Wales ‘Stunning’: Northern lights dazzle over UK, Europe and across the hemisphere A strong solar storm headed towards Earth could allow parts of the UK the chance to see the Northern lights this weekend. The Met Office said space weather experts had issued a rare severe geomagnetic storm (G4) warning for this weekend, the first in nearly 20 years. Continue reading… [...] Read more...
May 9, 2024Farmers ‘on the brink’ after record rains, phasing out of EU subsidies and price volatility British farmers are considering walking away from their farms as the recent record run of wet weather has left the sector “on the brink”, rural bodies have warned. The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the Soil Association raised concerns over the perilous situations facing many in their industry, with profits being squeezed and extreme weather driven by the climate crisis putting financial and mental strain on farm owners. Continue reading… [...] Read more...
May 6, 2024Downpours may cause flooding and travel disruption across much of the country on bank holiday Monday Bank holiday plans for many could be ruined after forecasters warned thunderstorms and heavy downpours could cause flooding and travel disruption across the UK. The Met Office issued yellow weather warnings for parts of central and southern Scotland, Wales and parts of England on Monday, warning that spray and sudden flooding could create difficult driving conditions. Continue reading… [...] Read more...
May 2, 2024Met Office says storms may cause travel disruption and flooding, leading to difficult driving conditions Heavy thunderstorms could give way to the warmest day of the year so far in Britain. The same storm caused mudslides in northern France, which started around midnight and killed at least one person, a 57-year-old woman, and injured her partner. Continue reading… [...] Read more...
April 28, 2024Grey skies and persistent rain could be replaced by temperatures as high as 20C in south-east England Chilly April is on its way out with the coming days set to usher in warmer temperatures more akin to spring, according to the Met Office. The lack of sunshine, grey skies and persistent rain have contributed to it feeling unusually cold as April comes to a close. Continue reading… [...] Read more...

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