After a long, cold, wet winter suddenly turned into the joint hottest summer on record for the UK, Scottish farmers feared the worst for their 2018 harvest but NFUS are reporting better than expected crop yields but straw yields down year-on-year.
Even with the recent spells of rain, the dry weather is set to continue in Aberdeenshire, putting increasing pressure on water supplies and the forecast rain is not expected to replenish supplies sufficiently.
Scottish Water is asking customers to use water wisely in their daily activities to help maintain supplies during the current period of hot summer weather. Following a sustained dry period without any significant rainfall, customer usage has increased significantly. With the current weather conditions forecast to continue, Scottish Water is encouraging people to take simple […]
NFU Scotland President Andrew McCornick has released a statement on the spell of good weather we are currently enjoying and the ongoing impact for farmers.
It’s been snowing, a bit, there could be some disruption, if we hear of anything we will post it here during the day. If you see something others should know about get in touch.
Live updates for Friday 8 December
Any updates we get during the day about weather and travel related issues will be posted here.
The met office have issued weather warnings for Wednesday 11, Thursday 12 & Friday 13 January. The Yellow ‘Be Aware’ warnings were issued this morning and is valid from 6pm on Wednesday through to 12am on Saturday. The forecasts for Wednesday and Thursday are Snow showers are expected to develop from Wednesday evening lasting into […]
An Amber warning for wind has been issued from 3pm Monday until 12pm on Tuesday. The warning covers pretty much all of Scotland as Storm Henry heads in from the Atlantic. The Met Office forecast Another rapidly deepening area of low pressure is expected to push quickly across the Atlantic and run close to the […]
The Met Office have issued a number of weather warnings for the North East of Scotland for Thursday night and Friday as Storm Gertrude heads in off the Atlantic. An Amber warning for wind has been issued from 3am until 10am on Friday. The warning covers Aberdeen city and north towards Oldmeldrum West to southwesterly […]