Something Strange Happening to Noctilucent Clouds

Dr Tony Phillips writes; Something unusual is happening in Earth's upper atmosphere. Normally in August, summertime noctilucent clouds (NLCs) begin to fade as weather conditions in the mesosphere disfavor the formation of meteor-seeded ice crystals. This August, however, NLCs are going strong. Just this morning, Gordon Mackie witnessed a bright display over Caithness, Scotland: "It … Continue reading Something Strange Happening to Noctilucent Clouds

Tim Ball: Climate ‘Experts’ demonstrate lack of understanding of basic climate patterns and mechanisms

The media have had a field day the past few weeks as heat induced mania has taken over the usual rent seeker's suspects; To those who really should know better; It always amazes how Co2 manages to be so selective that it almost exclusively gets rolled out every time there's some heat (in summer!) yet … Continue reading Tim Ball: Climate ‘Experts’ demonstrate lack of understanding of basic climate patterns and mechanisms

World Temps Likely to Rise

"A sub-tropical humid climate on parts of Europe... conceivable" Geneva, 21 June A warning that significant rises in global temperature are probable over the next century has been issued by the World Health Organization (WMO). This would be the consequence of a build-up of atmospheric carbon dioxide... The WMO statement, approved by its executive committee, … Continue reading World Temps Likely to Rise

John Hammond – Winter could drag into March

Where I live, crocuses and snowdrops are shooting skywards – adding a flash of early springtime vibrancy amidst the late winter drabness. They don’t know what’s about to hit them! In all honesty of course, none of us do! But as I mentioned in my last blog, there are compelling reasons why I think February … Continue reading John Hammond – Winter could drag into March

Watch “Big freeze – January 1987 – weather forecast presented by Ian McCaskill”

https://youtube.com/watch?v=LB0IsvJlXVk The winter of 1987 came at the very start of solar cycle 22. I remember this winter well as the ice slide we made in the playground lasted weeks not days. It was so cold I was able to throw a bucket of water down my garden drive and it froze over to make … Continue reading Watch “Big freeze – January 1987 – weather forecast presented by Ian McCaskill”

Humor “What is it with british people and snow ?”

Although Piers brilliantly forecast the snow going further south giving a lovely surprise, even the 12 inches of show in the Breacons and the near 7 inches in High Wycombe are nothing. Most of North America, Europe and Asia would see this as a light shower 😁. However, in defense of Blighty especially most of … Continue reading Humor “What is it with british people and snow ?”

Watch “Twelfth And Final Winter 2017/18 Update”

Interesting that November 1950 comes up, one Joe Bastardi has mentioned in the past few weeks. A synopsis of the video can be found below. https://youtube.com/watch?v=OTcmWbi8QOY The twelfth update beings with a final look at the Oceans and ENSO. La Nina has continued to strengthen across all regions of the Equatorial Pacific Ocean. We now … Continue reading Watch “Twelfth And Final Winter 2017/18 Update”

Piers Corbyn on UK Winter 2017-18

As the clock change looms, and or Sun slowly goes to sleep, winter 2017-18 is shaping up and WeatherAction's Piers Corbyn has given a taster of his initial winter thoughts reproduced below. 2013 was the last time much of the UK received substantial snow cover. Piers Corbyn, forecaster for WeatherAction, said the jet stream is … Continue reading Piers Corbyn on UK Winter 2017-18

Red Sky at Noon, Hurricane Ophelia and the Memory Hole

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia caused three deaths in the Irish Republic and thousands of homes were without power. It's the worst storm in 60 years which makes the Red Warnings by Met Eireann beforehand warranted. Hurricane Ophelia: Schools closed and thousands without power The evolution of the storm can be seen here on this NOAA NWS Air … Continue reading Red Sky at Noon, Hurricane Ophelia and the Memory Hole

Watch “Squall line passing through London” on YouTube

The squall line, just after 4 minutes in was muggy but the air behind was very fresh. Radar images of Bertha's remnants passing the south of England are shown below (screen grabs from the Netweather App).[May 2019 - As the original video has disappeared this post has been updated.] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhBBynBF1qQ https://youtu.be/ghpqtdm4Ygk https://youtu.be/fuiAtCaA960 The View from … Continue reading Watch “Squall line passing through London” on YouTube