Monthly Archives: October 2016

A fine morning in Tideswell

After several days of unrelenting gloom, mist and drizzle Monday has got off to a much better start. With the temperature around 6 deg and good breaks in the cloud it’s a much more pleasant version of autumn. Looking forward … Continue reading

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A cloudy afternoon – Fri 21st Oct 2016

A few rather atmospheric photos taken this afternoon from Litton Edge, about a mile east of Tideswell. A cloudy day but very pleasant for a walk

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7th Oct 2016 9:15 a.m. – A wet morning in Tideswell

It’s a bit of a dreich morning in Tideswell. The first showers started yesterday evening and it’s been raining for much of the time since midnight. Not much hope for any sun today but there should be some dry spells.

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Hurricane ‘Matthew’ – update at 11:30 BST 4th Oct 2016

The centre of hurricane ‘Matthew’ is about to make landfall on the SW tip of Haiti. Maximum sustained winds near the centre are about 145 m.p.h. with gusts to about 170 m.p.h. Such winds can be expected to cause extreme … Continue reading

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3rd Oct 2016 – An autumnal start to the day

A fine morning in Tideswell though there’s some fog to the SE, spilling out of the Wye Valley. We’ve got the first frost of the season with the air temperature down to +1 deg at sunrise.

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2nd Oct 2016 – A splendid day around Tideswell

As the forecasts predicted it has turned out to be a gorgeous day in the Peak District as the photos show.   Looking NW across Tideswell at about 2:00 p.m.   A few of the local inhabitants at Litton Slack.   … Continue reading

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1 Oct 2016 – A grey day

After some early sun it has been a most overcast and grey day but it has remained dry. So far, we’ve avoided all of the thundery stuff that’s been fairly close to the south and east. Picture below was taken … Continue reading

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1 Oct 2016 1:00 p.m.

Grey skies in Tideswell at 1:00 p.m. It’s been a dry morning but the rain isn’t far away now.

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