Posts Tagged ‘weather’

Top Tips for Handling a Hurricane Like a Pro

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Make sure you are always prepared for the worst


The UK prepares for another cold winter

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

After a year of milder temperatures this winter is predicted to be considerably colder and more severe than the winter of 2013/2014, causing concerns for motorists in the UK. (more…)

Why Analysts Can’t Just Blame the Weather for Poor Housing Numbers

Friday, February 21st, 2014

No matter where you turn, bad earnings or economic indicators are being blamed on the cold weather. Weak January car sales figures were blamed on the weather; disappointing January housing data was blamed on the weather; (more…)

Stagecoach Cuts Bus Fares To Help Communities Affected By Dawlish Rail Closure

Friday, February 14th, 2014

• Discounts of up to 50% on single and return fares on key routes in Devon.

• Rail tickets accepted for bus journeys between Exeter and Newton Abbot. (more…)

Does the weather dictate how much we buy?

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has undertaken a review of unseasonal weather and the effect it has on the retail sales index. (more…)

How to Profit from the Second Deep Freeze Headed Our Way

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Last week, North America was plunged into a deep freeze when a “polar vortex” (an extreme weather event marked by record-breaking cold temperatures and winter weather systems caused by an Arctic cold front) swept across the continent; (more…)

US FTC: Beware Typhoon Haiyan Charity Scams

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

What a sad indictment on any modern society that this sort of warning has to be issued at all. Those found guilty of such scams should receive double the tariff meted out to other fraudsters. (more…)

St Jude Storm: AXA UK Recommendations

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Richard Stephenson, Director of Corporate Affairs at AXA UK, comments on the impending St Jude storm due to hit the UK on the evening of 27 October: (more…)

Now that's what I call man made climate change

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) is to discuss the use of lasers to influence the weather during its meeting next month.

So our response to the climate change that many argue is indirectly down to human activity, (more…)

Summer rain has seen growth in overseas holidays

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Has this year’s summer of rain sounded the death knell for the staycation?! The persistent downpours haven’t just been disappointing, they’ve been record breaking (more…)

It's not the snow wot dunnit

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

According to Jim Dale the senior risk meteorologist at the British Weather Services it it too easy to blame the weather for adverse economic data. Where there is a "weather loser" there is a "weather winner on the opposite side of the fence" he said. (more…)

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