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Wettest August on record sees Thames Water enforce ‘compulsory hosepipe use’

water fussAfter the MET Office announcement that August was the wettest for 100 years, Thames Water has declared a ’compulsory hosepipe use’. The moves comes just weeks after lifting a hosepipe ban that was enforced as a result of the wettest drought since records began.

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Posted: Aug 30th, 2012
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An open letter to the weather

‘Dear Weather. It’s sad to see you’re not well at the moment. What’s wrong? Have we done something to upset you? It’s not like you’re ignored; most conversations mention you at some point.’

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Posted: Jun 14th, 2012
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Government hails success of new scheme to get Prince Charles into work

An experimental new scheme to try and get some Prince Charles into useful employment has got off to an excellent start, claims David Cameron, after he successfully completed his first day’s placement at the Met Office.

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Posted: May 12th, 2012
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Met Office warns severe weather warnings imminent

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning warning, as severe weather raises the likelihood of a severe weather warning as well as up to 10cm of severe weather whining in some areas.

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Posted: Feb 3rd, 2012
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Met Office to launch new ‘Volcano’ weather symbol

There was excitement amongst meteorologists today as the Met Office announced the introduction of a new ‘Volcano’ weather symbol. The graphic, a giant ash cloud surrounded by a halo of molten lava, is the first new weather symbol in over seventy years – the last being the ‘Pea Souper’ which was introduced in the 1940s and appeared frequently for the next two decades, before fading into obscurity.

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Posted: Apr 21st, 2010
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