A couple of weeks is a long time in the British climate. In late May we were being told to expect a 3 month heatwave, possibly even the ‘hottest summer ever’.
The Sun, on May 22nd said:
The Weather Outlook today released its forecast for the next three months, predicting “above average” temperatures and “below average rainfall” across June, July and August.
It warned: “At this stage a summer with above average temperatures is thought probable.
“The signal for rainfall is weak, but it is slightly in favour of drier than average conditions over the three month period.“
Speaking to the Sun Online, the Met Office said early predictions had suggested “drier, warmer weather” than normal for the season.
Meteorologist Martin Bowles said: “There are broad suggestions that there is a slightly greater chance of dry and warm weather than average.
Well here we are, 10…
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