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This is the official blog of the Met Office news team, intended to provide journalists and bloggers with the latest weather, climate science and business news and information from the Met Office.
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Monthly Archives: October 2010
Several newspapers have reported today that the Met Office is predicting a mild winter. As was widely reported earlier in the year, following public research, the Met Office no longer issues long-range forecasts for the general public, instead providing a monthly outlook … Continue reading
Over recent days there has been a great deal of coverage regarding the chilly conditions across parts of Britain. The Daily Telegraph, reports that Frozen Britain braves coldest October night for 17 years. Many parts of northern Britain had a … Continue reading
Walkers crisps are launching a new promotion at the moment highlighting the importance of the British weather for their potatoes. The promotion allows the public, having got a voucher code from a packet of Walkers crisps, to log on to the … Continue reading
The Daily Mail has reported that we are planning to make changes to our team of weather presenters at the BBC. The Met Office is pleased to have secured the BBC contract to deliver weather services across TV, radio, on line and … Continue reading
It has been reported today in the media that we will be making changes to our team of weather presenters at the BBC. Earlier this year the Met Office secured the BBC contract to deliver weather services across TV, radio, on-line … Continue reading
Voyages of World War One Royal Navy warships are being used to help scientists understand the climate of the past and unearth new historical information, with help from the public. Visitors to the website OldWeather.org, which launches today, are being … Continue reading
Sunday’s forecast was pretty much spot on with the low cloud clearing as expected giving most areas a glorious boost to the weekend with the temperature reaching 21C in many places. However, it is fair to say that our forecast … Continue reading
On Wednesday 13 October we will be talking to one of our tropical storm experts, Dr. Jyotika Virmani, about what tropical storms are and how we forecast them. The interview will take place on our Twitter feed at 16:30 (UK … Continue reading
Scottish media have widely welcomed the joint Met Office/SEPA flood forecasting service for Scotland Following the announcement of funding by the Scottish Government in an attempt to protect lives and homes from devastating water damage. The Scotsman reported how the service would … Continue reading