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Sports Meteorologist Wanted

As British Weather Services continue to lead and evolve in the area of sporting forecasts for bookmakers & betting syndicates, we are on the look-out for a ‘sports meteorologist’ to join our team on an ongoing, part-time basis.  The candidate will be a  highly motivated individual, flexible and articulate with a sound knowledge of global sports and meteorology.  He/she [...]

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Where has summer gone…and will it come back?

In short the answers are SE Europe, where temps are likely to exceed 100f in the coming days and probably not…that is if you accept Aug 31st as being the last day of official summer of course – many don’t! So what’s gone wrong/changed? Well in essence the Summer so far has been dominated by higher pressure across Scandinavia [...]

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Ex Hurricane Bertha…INCOMING!!!

Despite less than 36hrs of lead time it’s fair to say all models continue to struggle with both precise track and intesity of ex Bertha, but the potential certainly exists for rapid deepening of the system as it swings in from the SW Approaches later on Saturday. At this stage we still expect England and Wales to bear the [...]

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Legal weather cases ramp up for BWS

The number of legal cases BWS staff have dealt with over the past year has more than doubled in number, compared to the previous year,  ending June 2014. Whether written reports, email verifications, site investigations or expert witness appearances in court, weather impacted legal cases have been on the up – ranging from murder and manslaughter, [...]

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World Cup & Weather Impact

There’s been a lot of talk about weather impact in the forthcoming World Cup – particularly with regards to the high humidity and heat in the northern part of Brazil.   Be in no doubt, the talk is warranted and the concern and preparation for what is likely to be a tournament of very variable weather  [...]

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What drives football prices? #weatheritsagoodbet

What do the bookmakers look to when pricing football markets?    Well there are 7 key areas -: 1.  Form 2. Head to Head 3. Statistics. 4. Referee. 5. Market Place. 6. Maths v positional values. 7. Weather.  1-6 are the ‘meat and drink’ to bookmakers in setting their main markets.  Weather is the additional factor – the [...]

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#Weatheritsagoodbet

Well the first storm of Autumn delivered the wind and rain as predicted this weekend and not unsurprisingly it also delivered the goods as far as weather related sporting bets were concerned.   Friday evening saw all the predicted total points UNDERS coming in on the RU and RL games we flagged up, with the singles and multiples giving a [...]

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How NOT to be struck by lightning

Ok most of us try to avoid leaving ourselves open to the potential of a lightning strike; but year after year, injuries and fatalities occur when thunderstorms hit.   So, here’s our point by point guide on how not to be part of the ugly lightning strike statistics -:   * Keep your eye on the weather forecast.   To know [...]

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Wondering how we update global cricket outlooks – here’s how….

Issued 0800 Thursday 21st March 2013. In Play 2nd Test Match West Indies v Zimbabwe  – Roseau 14:00:  No real differences between the days from now on in.  A 20-30% of showers or thunderstorms for each day – so some impact likely but still plenty of play. Days 2-5  300-330 predicted over/70% confidence  In Play 4th [...]

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