Free Storm Radar App - available for Android and iOS
Download our brand new, and free Storm Radar app, updated every 5 minutes (on Android, currently 15 minutes on iOS) with the latest rainfall and lightning strikes to keep you up to date as you track any rain or storms in the UK or Ireland.
Also includes mini local forecasts, optional rain alerts, and optional weather news alerts.
Social Radar - How Does It Work?
Tweets using the #ukrain, #uksnow, #ukfog, #ukice and #ukstorms hashtags along with a postcode (or geolocation info within the tweet) are now shown live on the radar map. #uksnow#ukrain#ukice#ukfog#ukstorms
Weather Type Radar
The weather type detection uses a combination of hi-resolution model data, along with ground observations to show whether rain, sleet, snow, hail or freezing rain is falling. It's an excellent guide, but bear in mind that in very localised situations some variation may occur.