March 2013 was one of Northern Ireland’s coldest

March 2013 was one of Northern Ireland’s coldest
3 April 2013

March 2013 was the joint second coldest in Northern Ireland since records began, alongside 1919, 1937 and 1962.

According to figures from the Met Office the mean temperature for the month was a cold 2.8C.

March was also colder than any of the preceding winter months of December, January and February.

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UK retailers suffer snow-blighted January

UK retailers suffer snow-blighted January
18 February 2013

Worst January performance for the retail sector for three years as out-of-town retail parks and shopping centres hit hardest by the snowy conditions.

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Flights Delayed After Snow In London

Flights Delayed After Snow In London
05 December 2012

Flights are delayed and train services cancelled after snowfall across the south east of England.

A dusting of snow across the South East has caused transport chaos, temporarily closing a major airport and delaying road and rail journeys.

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Coldest August night on record for parts of the UK

Coldest August night on record for parts of the UK
31 Aug 2012

Some of us just had our coldest August night on record. Temperatures fell into single figures for most of the UK – low enough for a touch of ground frost in rural spots this morning.

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May 5,2012

THE bitter Bank Holiday weather could last for weeks, forecasters warned last night.

Icy winds will send temperatures plunging today before torrential rain returns next week.

This weekend looks set to be the coldest start to May for more than 70 years and the Met men say the miserable weather, more like winter than spring, could drag on until June.

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Scots face weather woe as ski fans get snow bonus

Scots face weather woe as ski fans get snow bonus
05th May 2012

SCOTLAND will be colder than the ARCTIC this weekend — as a Bank Holiday big freeze bites.

Seaside resorts warned of multi-million pound losses across Britain as temperatures plunge to -5°C (23°F).

But thousands of skiers are set for a bumper out-of-season boost at Cairngorm and Glencoe, in Inverness-shire.

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UK: Snow And Gales Cause Power Cuts And Gridlock

Snow And Gales Cause Power Cuts And Gridlock
April 04, 2012

Tens of thousands of homes have been left without power and thousands of drivers experienced long delays as snow, ice and strong winds hit the North East.

The wintry weather has brought down hundreds of power cables across northern England since the bad weather arrived on Tuesday afternoon, affecting around 90,000 homes.

Between six and eight inches of snow fell in high parts of the Peak District, Pennines and Cumbria overnight, as blizzard conditions spread south from Scotland.

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Snow Is Moving South After Hitting Scotland
April 03, 2012

Snow is predicted to fall in northern England and Ireland and possibly in the Midlands and Wales, after around eight inches (19cm) came down across parts of Scotland.

Temperatures are set to plummet to as low as -5C tonight north of the border, as the big chill moves south, following one of the warmest-ever Marchs.

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UK: Change on the way, snow risk in run up to Easter

Change on the way, snow risk in run up to Easter

…High pressure will then build back in, but on Monday and Tuesday another cold front will move down from the north, and the rain on the back edge of this could turn to sleet or snow in places. This will be followed by cold weather with wintry showers, and the risk of significant snowfall over the Scottish mountains. By Easter, unsettled and possibly still quite chilly conditions look likely, with the driest and warmest weather probably in the south west….

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Hundreds of flights cancelled at Heathrow as snow and freezing fog forecast to hit Britain

Hundreds of flights cancelled at Heathrow as snow and freezing fog forecast to hit Britain
February 4, 2012

Travellers face transport chaos on Sunday as a third of flights from Heathrow Airport are cancelled amid forecasts of heavy snow, and freezing conditions create dangerous driving conditions.

The moves comes as forecasters predicted up to six inches of snow and ice this weekend with temperatures falling to -12 and windchill making it feel significantly colder.

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January 28,2012

HEALTH chiefs issued a nationwide alert yesterday warning of a killer freeze on the way.

Dubbed the “Beast from the East”, the weather system is set to roar in from Siberia bringing widespread snow and freezing temperatures.

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