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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: March 2011
To understand climate change, it’s important to recognise the difference between weather and climate. The video below explains what our climate is and how this relates to climate change. You can find out more information on climate and climate change … Continue reading
A special hour-long edition of Bang Goes the Theory, exploring winter weather will be broadcast on BBC One at 8pm this evening. The Met Office provided science advice and guidance as well as facts and figures about the weather over … Continue reading
On Tuesday BAA provided evidence to the transport committee on the winter weather, in which BAA, Heathrow’s owner, told MPs its winter weather plan was overwhelmed when at least 9cm reports the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph. News coverage widely … Continue reading
The Met Office has been working on behalf of Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) at the Natural History Museum to encourage learning about weather and climate change. The As part of OPAL the Met Office is coordinating a climate survey, an … Continue reading
By the beginning of March, the longest winter nights have passed in the northern hemisphere for another year as the day length increases ahead of the equinox later in the month. Meteorologically, spring begins on 1st March and ends on … Continue reading