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Sunday, July 21, 2024

Here comes the summer

In the words of The Undertones: A long-awaited shift in the UK's weather is on its way, with the possibility of a heatwave arriving as soon as next week. In comparison to last year, the hottest June the UK has ever experienced, this year's summer has begun disappointingly, with cold northerly...
Next week is International Refugee Week, (17 to 23 June), a worldwide celebration of the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary. This year marks the event’s 26th anniversary with the theme of ‘Our Home’. Through art, sport and cultural activities, Refugee Week 2024 hopes to promote a shared...
Profits from the event will be donated to The Huntington’s Disease Association Independent family brewer, Hall & Woodhouse (H&W), is set to welcome guests to the Dorset Beer Festival on June 21 and 22. The annual event is a celebration of its heritage and history in the beer industry and...
Routine tests will take place from Monday 3 June on soil nails drilled into the bank of the River Stour, bordering the A357 in Sturminster Newton. Nearly 500 nails, between 8 metres and 12 metres long, are securing mesh to the embankment and a random selection will undergo resistance tests...
Thunderstorm warnings are in place for parts of southwest England and Northern Ireland, with some areas at risk of flooding, lightning strikes, and hail. The Met Office says up to two inches of rain could fall over a few hours in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, and in western parts of...
Pleasant, dry, and sunlit conditions appear set to persist throughout the upcoming weekend, yet caution is advised for Britons not to grow accustomed to this fair weather. Elevated temperatures are anticipated today and across the weekend. However, meteorologists have cautioned that from Sunday onwards, the UK is likely to encounter...
Following last week's announcement of warm air in southern England, https://dorseteye.com/let-go-of-your-hats-the-warm-weather-is-coming the Met Office has issued two weather warnings for thunderstorms expected later today. The yellow weather warnings encompass London, large portions of the south, southwest, and southeast of England, as well as Cardiff and southern Wales. The initial warning anticipates heavy rain...
The trees are in leaf, but it still feels quite chilly and damp. In the southeast of England, 25mm to 30mm of rain have fallen in the last 24 hours. For some areas, this exceeds half the April average. Your coat and gloves might soon become unnecessary, though. While Sunday's maximum...

Next up is Storm Kathleen

The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for wind, rain, and snow across the UK from Friday. On Saturday, almost the entire west coast of England, Wales, and Scotland - and all of Northern Ireland - will be hit by strong wind as Storm Kathleen hits. The Met Office...
A cautionary notice for robust winds has been issued for numerous coastal regions in southern England, as the UK braces itself for turbulent weather conditions preceding Easter, courtesy of Storm Nelson. As per the Met Office, the advisory spans from 7am to 6pm on Thursday and covers a stretch from...