Cold Arctic air to reach UK this week, spread to the rest of Europe

Cold Arctic air to reach UK this week, spread to the rest of Europe

The UK Met Office has issued wind warnings for Friday and Saturday, November 26 and 27, 2021 as a low-pressure system brings strong winds and heavy rain, and even sleet and snow in some places. The strongest winds will arrive across northern Scotland during Friday…

Czech Republic sees extreme snow as another Arctic front descends on Europe

Czech Republic sees extreme snow as another Arctic front descends on Europe

Wide swaths of the Czech Republic, including Labska Bouda, have been buried in extreme snowfall this late in the season. The unseasonal winter weather conditions were brought by a cold Arctic air mass descending on Europe and keeping much of the continent under…

Record cold invades parts of Europe following unusually warm weather in March

Record cold invades parts of Europe following unusually warm weather in March

Parts of Europe are dealing with a significant cold snap since Wednesday, April 7, 2021, with many countries registering record lows. This comes after unusually warm weather, in many parts record-breaking, at end of March. A deep cyclonic vortex from North Atlantic…

Mass disruption after ‘extreme freeze’ hits the U.K.

Mass disruption after ‘extreme freeze’ hits the U.K.

Snow and icy conditions are set to cause further disruptions across the United Kingdom after the deepest "extreme freeze" in a decade hit the country, causing mass cancelations of classes, businesses, and travel services. On Thursday, February 11, 2021,…

Scotland records coldest night in UK since 2010 as extreme cold snap continues

Scotland records coldest night in UK since 2010 as extreme cold snap continues

An extreme cold snap is ongoing in Scotland, which has brought record temperatures, heavy snowfall, and triggered severe weather warnings until Friday, February 12, 2021. On Tuesday, February 9, the coldest night in the UK since 2010 was recorded in the Scottish…

Record cold temperatures hit Canadian Prairies

Record cold temperatures hit Canadian Prairies

Polar vortex continues to bring piercing cold to the Canadian Prairies — Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta — since Sunday, February 7, 2021. According to Environment Canada, 22 cold weather records were smashed throughout the three provinces, while the Northwest…