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 How's the weather there?
Oh ya.. There's also tons of floods in the north.. Water levels up to half the red telephone boxes... It's crazy.
Isn't global warming and climate change meant to warm the UK up not cool it??
Here are some photos from this forum from the UK from the same time last year.........Notice any similarities?
This was South London yesterday after a hail storm.(c/o AOL news)
Quote from: Seany on 02/07/2007 22:20:37Isn't global warming and climate change meant to warm the UK up not cool it??Hi SeanyIt's true that global warming is likely to increase the temperature in the UK. But, it doesn't necessarily follow that there will be more sunshine. Winters are becoming warmer, hence less and less snow; springs are warmer, hence the migration further north of many creatures and so on. Increases in the temperature will have a profound effect on the local weather patterns and rainfall distributions. Noone really knows what the individual effect is going to be. If you look at the IPCC reports, there are 21 models used to predict changes in temperature and precipitation. Although there is quite a high degree of difference in their predictions, as a mean for the UK there will be an increase in average annual temperature of about 2-3°C and rainfall increase of about 10%. However, these predictions are continually under review, and usually end up on the higher side of the original prediction. It is also predicted that there will be an increased likelyhood of the kind of weather you've been experiencing, with pseudo tropical rainfall and flash flooding. However, periods of drought are also likely too. The upshot is that the weather that we are likely to experience will be more extreme in either direction, so it might end up as either a flood summer, or a drought summer. Don't forget, however, the "rose tinted glasses" that we tend to wear when we remember previous summers! I seem to recall long hot summers too, but I think we tend to forget more readily the cold wet ones.
Northern Germayn was pretty hot at the beginning of June - we had a few mid 80 days, but this last week has been sh*t!Where did he go?
On and off, but today is cool and windy, about a force 5 or 6.