Monthly Archives: September 2012

Win one of 50 Ordnance Survey getamap subscriptions

We’ve teamed up with Ordnance Survey to help you make the most of the Great British autumn weather with 50 OS getamap subscriptions to give away. Ideal for walkers, cyclists and runners, OS getamap allows you to view maps online, … Continue reading

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Metop-B weather satellite launch Twitter interview

To celebrate the impending launch of weather satellite Metop-B, we held a twitterview – an interview conducted on Twitter, with EUMETSAT. Metop-B, due for launch on 17 September 2012, is the second of the EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS) satellites, which provide data for … Continue reading

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Further hurricanes expected in west Atlantic

The Met Office has been closely monitoring Tropical Storm Leslie during the past week, especially because of the possibility of the impact on Bermuda. It now looks like Leslie will strengthen to Hurricane Force as it tracks 100-150 miles east of Bermuda … Continue reading

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Olympic and Paralympic forecasts recognised as first class

As the London 2012 Paralympic Games draw to a close this weekend, Met Office forecasters will be returning home knowing that the forecasts provided were first class after garnering widespread praise from event organisers and competitors. Rod Carr, London 2012 … Continue reading

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