Archive for July 18th, 2015

UK May Have Recorded Strongest July Wind Gust In 19 Years

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UK May Have Recorded Strongest July Wind Gust In 19 Years

For many across the Northern UK overnight probably thought it was a January night and not a July night. Heavy and at times torrential rainfall was accompanied by gale-force gusts of wind from an unusually deep and tightly wound 990mb low skirting Scotland’s North Coast. Persistent gusts to 49 mph have caused havoc at the Open Championship in St Andrews, […]

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Katesbridge, Co Down: Northern Ireland’s SUMMER Icebox?

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Katesbridge, Co Down: Northern Ireland’s SUMMER Icebox?

Katesbridge is a small hamlet in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is within the townland of Shannaghan,[1] just off the main route from Castlewellan to Banbridge, and 7km north of Rathfriland. The River Bann flows by the hamlet. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 135 people. It lies within the Banbridge District. […]

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