Football Analytics….why 2 + 2 doesn’t always make 4.

Across the last 3 or 4 years, effectively since Moneyball, we have seen sports analytics continues to go from strength to strength. Not only have we seen an on-going increase in the number of sports being ‘ analysed’, but we’ve also see a mind boggling number of different areas within these sports coming under ever sharper scrutiny – none more so [...]

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Introducing the latest BWS meteorologist…Hannah !

British Weather Services are very pleased to announce our latest meteorological consultant  - Hannah Findley!   Hannah specialises in several aspects of meteorology but is particularly renowned for her media work – the press, radio and TV.   Talented, photogenic and with a good grasp of global weather, Hannah is a welcome addition to the BWS [...]

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Media Enquiries…. please go here -:

For all media enquiries, interviews, comment and newspaper features on severe weather, Christmas weather, or anything weather – please email: office@britishweatherservices.co.uk – or call 07860 912216 / 01208 74015 / 01494 715115.  Thank you. 

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Protected: Sporting Weather Forecast Update

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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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British Weather Services are now on facebook

Early days and probably not before time, but British Weather Services are now on Facebook.    The link is as follows -:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/British-Weather-Services/188143921301867 We will be building up the site over the coming few weeks, so please be a little patient with us.   Thank you.  

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COLD KILLS GOALS – THE STATS:

 UEFA Europa League matches played 21 Feb 2013:  16 matches. 31 goals in all – averaging 1.94 goals per game.  (These were cup games with many teams chasing the game in order to qualify). 3 matches ended over 2.5 goals – none of these matches were played in sub zero temps.  13 matches ended under [...]

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Giving something back.

So what do we get up to when we are not in the office?  Well here at BWS we like to do our little bit for the greater good and in this case it was  a case of spreading the weather gospel to some local youngsters.   Senior Meteorologist Jim Dale visited High Wycombe Church of England Combined [...]

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