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Monthly Archives: March 2013
Ahead of the Big Bang Fair, which starts tomorrow, we held Twitter interviews with science communicators Dallas Campbell and Simon Watt. In case you missed the interviews and their excellent answers, you can see them in full below. @metoffice @bigbangfair … Continue reading
Met Office broadcaster Carol Kirkwood has been named as the UK’s best TV weather presenter by the Television and Radio Industries Club for a fifth time. Carol joined the Met Office weather team at the BBC in 1998 and is best known … Continue reading
Today’s satellite images show the small areas of the UK which have snow lying, as well as a number of interesting cloud formations. The snow shows up very clearly over the Pennines and Scottish Borders, over the Isle of Wight, … Continue reading
In response to our complaint to an article by James Delingpole in the Daily Mail on 10 January 2013 the Daily Mail has now published a response from the Met Office Chairman on its letters page. Met Office mettle James … Continue reading
We’ve had some very mild conditions this week with welcome sunshine pushing temperatures into the high teens. However, in a classic spring swing, colder weather is on the way as we head into the weekend. By Saturday, we will see … Continue reading
Each week during the RBS 6 Nations, we’ve joined forces with Kitbag to give away two £50 vouchers. Enter the competition on our Facebook page for a chance to win one of the two prizes up for grabs each week. … Continue reading
Here in the UK we’re famous for being obsessed with the weather, and I’m no exception to that. My fascination with the weather started from a young age because my father had a passion for the outdoors, so we were … Continue reading
Next month, the Met Office will be the European lead event for the second International Space Apps Challenge. In collaboration with governments and organisations around the world, the International Space Apps Challenge on the 20th and 21st April will bring … Continue reading