Clare Nasir

Come Back Jet Stream - All Is Forgiven!

Clare Nasir | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK
Clare Nasir

The jet stream had taken a vacation, migrated south for the winter leaving the UK at the mercy of a relentless icy blast. It's times like this when I realise the immense impact this ribbon of strong upper winds has on our weather - although through the past few years we have cursed it.

Snow, When Will You Go?

Clare Nasir | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK
Clare Nasir

Now, after a week of the white stuff, most of us would prefer the snow to go - so we can get back to our own norm - we may not like it but we do cope with it well - rain and wind. Before this happens though, the big freeze will stay with us for a little longer. A few more bouts of snow are forecast across the country until Thursday...

Climate is What We Expect, and Weather is What We Get

Clare Nasir | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK
Clare Nasir

So here we are enjoying the last throws of May. I look back at Spring 2012 and admit it has been quite mixed, with summer arriving in March, followed by monsoon conditions in April... So what's the outlook for this summer? Given how busy the nations' diary is, the pressure is on...

Watch Your Water

Clare Nasir | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK
Clare Nasir

Is this current dry spell something to worry about or should concerns be left to the workings of the water companies? Is it a blip or a trend that could see significant water shortages in the near future that will affect our everyday living?

A White Christmas - What Are the Chances?

Clare Nasir | Posted 11.02.2012 | Home
Clare Nasir

Back in September, a maverick weather forecaster predicted a big freeze towards the end of the year. Those weather headlines sold newspapers, and in part perhaps that's because a dusting of snow at this time of year fulfills our romantic notion of what Christmas should look like.

Indian Summer

Clare Nasir | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK
Clare Nasir

For anyone who felt they missed out on a proper summer this year I bring warm and sunny tidings. Our weather is back on a high this week, giving much of the UK a final blast of heat.

Britain's Forecast Big Freeze - Should you be Worried?

Clare Nasir | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK
Clare Nasir

Long range forecaster James Madden from Exacta Weather...expects "December, January and February to experience below average temperatures, with the heaviest snowfalls occurring within the time frame of November to January across many parts of the UK".

Why you Should Take Cover From Katia - and There's Another Storm on the Way

Clare Nasir | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK
Clare Nasir

Should us weather obsessed Brits be worried? Well yes, to be honest. This ex-hurricane is potent and currently blowing gusts of 60-70mph over Scotland and North Wales, stronger winds have been measured over exposed hills.