Latest weather forecast for the NWRead the full story ›
Cloudy with some patchy rain at times. Colder but clearer weather follows overnight into ThursdayRead the full story ›
Low pressure delivers a more Autumnal story by the end of the week. Patchy rain midweek with a drier, brighter but cooler day ThursdayRead the full story ›
For the UK as whole early Met Office figures suggest it's been the driest September since records began, and the 4th warmestRead the full story ›
It's been a warm & dry month, High Pressure in charge - giving us misty mornings, hazy sunsets & some fabulous images from across the NWRead the full story ›
Fine for most Monday morning, but some heavy showers possible in the afternoon.Read the full story ›
The remains of a Lake District village flooded in the 1930s are reappearing, after this year's dry summer.
Mardale was flooded to make way for the Haweswater Reservoir, which was built to supply water to Manchester.
A lack of rain in the last few months has led to parts of the settlement re-emerging.
Despite this 'last hurrah' of summer, media claims that we are enjoying an Indian Summer cannot be taken at face value! Here's why...Read the full story ›
There's a greater chance than usual of seeing the northern lights tonight - the Aurora Borealis. This is due to two large explosions on the Sun (solar flares) earlier in the week.
Conditions for optimal aurora viewing include a dark cloud-free sky, lack of light pollution from urban areas, and a clear line of sight towards the northern horizon.
Weather conditions tonight are not perfect but favourable. Most parts of the region will be dry with some clear spells. So there's a 'chance' in the northwest of viewing this optical phenomenon...if you're lucky!
What type of barometer... how to set it... and what do any observed changes mean?Read the full story ›