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Philip Eden On The St Jude’s Day Storm

November 11, 2013
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By Paul Homewood

 

The St Jude’s Day storm that hit southern England last month was described in the media as “The Storm of the Century”, “Superstorm” and “A repeat of 1987”.

As I pointed out at the time, it was none of these things, but merely the type of storm that comes along every few years.

Writing in the Sunday Telegraph last week, Philip Eden, past vice-president of the Royal Meteorological Society, made the same point. Note the barbed comment about the BBC!

 

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One Comment
  1. A C Osborn permalink
    November 11, 2013 4:46 pm

    Paul, it was over hyped as usual.
    You might be interested in this :-
    There is an interesting Report by Euan Mearns’ on his forum “Energy Matters and re-posted at Clive Best’s Forum, on the “The link between sunshine and temperature based on UK climate records since 1933″.
    It looks at Cloud Cover compared to Temperatures. See it here
    http://euanmearns.com/the-link-between-sunshine-and-temperature-based-on-uk-climate-records-since-1933/
    and here
    http://clivebest.com/blog/?p=5349#comments

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