Quiet UK, Stormy Spain, Snowy Eastern Europe With Two Waves Of Arctic Cold

Written by on November 28, 2016 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland, Winter 2016/17 with 0 Comments

This Monday to Sunday pressure chart says it all. High pressure bang slap over the UK will make for a benign week of weather ahead.

Via Simon Cardy

Via Simon Cardy

The only interesting aspect to the UK’s upcoming week of weather will be the cold start to Tuesday and Wednesday morning’s thanks to clearer, colder air crossing Southern England and Wales from Scandinavia.

Credit: BBC Weather

Credit: BBC Weather

Credit: BBC Weather

Credit: BBC Weather

The hard frosts are confined to Southern England but France, Belgium and Netherlands too of course.

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

However there’s been plenty of action elsewhere to end the weekend and start a new working week which heralds in another meteorological winter. Low pressure over the far SW Med has brought some wild weather to Iberia with another low over Russia opens the door to arctic winds and return of winter to central/eastern Europe.

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

With cold low pressure spinning over Iberia, instability has been enhanced, especially over still warm Med waters,

Check out this waterspout captured yesterday off Cullera, Valencia, Spain by Alfredo Penadés!

Credit: Alfredo Penadés!

Credit: Alfredo Penadés!

Waterspout off Sitges, Catalonia Saturday

Via Tornados a Catalunya 28/30 #eustorm http://map.eustorm.com

Via Tornados a Catalunya 28/30 #eustorm http://map.eustorm.com

Dramatic skies over Murcia, Spain

Credit: JOSE M.SERNA GARCIA ‏@josemmol

Credit: JOSE M.SERNA GARCIA ‏@josemmol

Meanwhile over in eastern Europe, the snows came down as the cold returned.

Zakopane, Poland last night

Credit: Meteomodel ‏@MeteomodelPL

Credit: Meteomodel ‏@MeteomodelPL

Poznan, Poland

Credit: ALERT Poznań ‏@AlertPoznan

Credit: ALERT Poznań
‏@AlertPoznan

GFS is bullish with it’s central/eastern snow amounts over the next 5/7 days.

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

 

See this morning’s video.

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