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Could Be A Dark and Stormy Night…

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 admin 2

  From the County Council website: Gale warnings issued for Essex 14 January 2015 The Met Office has issued severe gale warnings for Essex for today and tomorrow (Thursday 14 January). Inland gusts may locally exceed 60mph close to the squally cold front, while gusts of 60 to 70mph seem […]

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Keeping Warm

Friday, November 21, 2014 admin 0

Last Saturday the Daily Express warned of Six inches of snow to hit Britain next week as Arctic blast sends temperatures plummeting … which didn’t? happen. And the forecast for the next week is also fairly mild – so don’t panic: However the District Council website has had some stuff […]

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Lightning Over South Essex

Saturday, July 19, 2014 admin 2

There’s quite a few people feeling tired today after two nights of thunderstorms… Lawn mowers will definitely be staying in the shed today. Photo Credit: Stuart Dymond.

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-14 Degrees In Rochford !

Monday, January 6, 2014 admin 0

It’s been -14 degrees in Rochford today. But that’s in the settlement of Rochford, South Dakota, USA. Like a lot of America , they are suffering extremely cold conditions at the moment. . The coldest weather for two decades. But we hope all the people in our namesake town are […]

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Weather And Travel Advice From Essex Police

Monday, December 23, 2013 admin 1

  Essex Police have the following on their website: Essex Police are asking people to call 101 to report any issues unless it is a genuine emergency whilst the county is subject to high winds and rain over the next 15 hours. Current forecasts suggest that the strongest winds are […]

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And Spare A Thought For Those At Sea

Sunday, October 27, 2013 admin 3

  There are gale warnings around nearly all of the British coast – with” perhaps hurricane force 12″ in the Thames shipping area. (bear in mind this is the area of sea near the Thames . not the river itself)     Spare a thought for the seafarers on those […]

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Snow And Ice ?

Saturday, December 8, 2012 admin 1

There’s bad weather forecast for the UK towards the end of next week. Although it doesn’t look too dreadful for our area. The BBC weather page suggests we’ll only get some light snow (on Thursday) and that next Saturday and Sunday nights will be pretty cold (about -4 Celsius) Anyway, […]