How the weather has changed since my report last week!
Temperatures have dropped and there is snow all over the country. Many schools have closed and many others are reporting 'rain gauges - full of snow'!
Maesycwmmer Primary School cleverly melted the snow in their rain gauge then recorded it! See the comments below.
Last night, temperatures plummeted to the coldest on record for November. In mid Wales, a record minimum of -18C (0F) was reached at Llysdinam, in Powys. Dr. Fred Slater reported: ‘I’ve been diligently recording the weather at Llysdinam Field Centre for the last 30 years – last night was the coldest on record”.
If you are able to get into school please send in your records and any snowy pictures you may have.
This cheeky little Robin reminded me of how hungry the birds are at this time of year. He came right up close to me this morning at St Fagans. Luckily, I had my lunch box so I gave him a few crumbs in exchange for a few close up pics.
If you would like to help the birds this winter remember to put some bird food out in your school or garden. I made some fat balls at the weekend. It was easy to do and good fun.
For details on how to make bird cakes and fat balls see http://bit.ly/i7mdNN
If you would like a good spot to watch birds why not visit our new bird hide at St.Fagans http://bit.ly/dmF0Ym