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What a difference a day makes!

A dramatic change in the weather was observed at the ECN Snowdon in early April

As the photographs below show, the weather at our site on Snowdon took a dramatic turn for the worse between the 4th and 5th April 2012!

Snowdon - 04-04-2012

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ECN Snowdon, 4th April. Bathed in glorious sunshine ...


Snowdon - 05-04-2012

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... and the same view one day later!


Challenging conditions made access to the site for routine monitoring and equipment difficult.

The images show very clearly just how rapidly weather conditions in the UK's hills and mountains can change. Anyone venturing into the hills needs to check the weather forecasts and be properly equipped.