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Weather Related Trackers

Hurricane and Tropical Storm Tracker

By |2020-07-27T16:57:37+01:00May 18th, 2020|Tools & Trackers, Weather Related Trackers|

The Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on 1st June and ends on 30th November.  Since 1953 all Atlantic tropical storms have been named based on a 6 year recycling list (see below). For the current season here's the latest status. And in terms of the latest detailed advisories from the [...]

Earthquakes and Earthquake Tracker outside the UK

By |2020-07-07T10:22:32+01:00May 9th, 2020|Tools & Trackers, Weather Related Trackers|

Although in the UK we regard anything in the region of 3.0 on the Richter as newsworthy, for many geographies that wouldn't even raise an eyebrow! To put this into context, here are the earthquakes >5.0  even in the last 7 days  - and remember the Richter scale is logarithmic (see below) so each whole [...]

Night and Day Tracker over Crondall

By |2020-07-27T12:31:33+01:00May 6th, 2020|Astronomy, Tools & Trackers, Weather, Weather Related Trackers|

Here's a really neat dynamic tool that shows a view over Crondall from just over 22,000 miles above, so you can see the progress of night and day as it actually happens! If you want to see various other permutations, or just have a play then click here and have some [...]

UK Lightning Tracker and Lightning Facts

By |2020-05-11T13:26:25+01:00May 5th, 2020|Tools & Trackers, Weather, Weather Maps, Weather Related Trackers|

If the weather is a bit humid then just check below to see where the latest lightning strikes are happening. The age of the Lightning strikes is shown by the colour coding in the top left hand corner of the map, where white is the newest (within 20 minutes) and red the oldest [...]

Jetstream Tracker for the UK and Jetstream Facts

By |2020-08-05T17:33:13+01:00May 5th, 2020|Tools & Trackers, Weather, Weather Maps, Weather Related Trackers|

'Jet streams' were first discovered during the Second World War. Pilots were regularly flying between United Kingdom and the United States of America and they noticed that it was quicker to fly to the UK, reporting tailwinds of over 100 miles per hour. These winds blew in narrow ribbons and were named 'jet [...]

Air Quality Index (AQI) and Particulate Matter

By |2020-07-27T15:16:56+01:00April 29th, 2020|Crondall Current Data, Tools & Trackers, Weather Related Trackers, Weather Station|

The AQI is an index for reporting daily air quality. It tells you how clean or polluted the air is, and what associated health effects might be. The AQI focuses on health effects you may experience within a few hours or days after breathing polluted air. The easiest way of measuring this is [...]

Earthquakes and Earthquake Tracker for the UK area

By |2020-08-02T11:30:00+01:00April 27th, 2020|Tools & Trackers, Weather Related Trackers|

Many people think that the UK rarely has Earthquakes, this is simply not the case. In the last 50 days we have seen the following activity. If you'd like to see similar data (Richter force 5 and higher) for the rest of the world then click here [...]

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