If Arwen wasn’t bad enough now barra hitting us from a different direction, gale force winds and mix of heavy rain/sleet/snow, I can see roof sheets flapping on the cattle shed roof that will probably be off in the morning but the tins that were rolled over on 1 roof have been blown back flat again
4c (feels like -1)with a brisk SW wind turning moderate later, dry with clear sky with a few fluffy bits overhead looks more cloudy to the east of us though.
Forecast - 24 hours (weather and hazard summary)
Blustery today with showers or perhaps some longer spells of rain pushing into East Anglia from the west later this morning and during the afternoon. Fewer showers further south towards London. Blustery winds will accompany the rain, with west to south-westerly gusts widely reaching 35-45mph. Winds easing this evening and overnight with most showers tending to fade away, although a few isolated ones remain possible. It will turn chilly where skies clear sufficiently.
Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).
This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.
The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.
All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...