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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: April 2020
The Met Office is joining forces with two more leading UK universities to tackle the key research challenges related to weather prediction and a changing climate. The Met Office Academic Partnership (MOAP) is a cluster of research excellence that brings … Continue reading
The Arctic is one of the regions of the world warming most rapidly because of climate change; the rapid loss of Arctic sea ice cover has been one of the most visible indicators of climate change in recent years. Satellite … Continue reading
It has been a dry and sunny picture for the first half of April. Provisional mid-month statistics (1-15th April) show areas such as the City of London, Kent, Surrey, West Sussex and the Isle of Wight having recorded around half … Continue reading
In Devon the concentration of environmental scientists is four times higher than the national UK average and Exeter is widely recognised as a global centre for climate science research with teams of scientists at both the Met Office and the … Continue reading
Meteorologically March has been a relatively average month, certainly when compared to the record-breaking wet February the UK has just seen. The first month of meteorological Spring has delivered everything we expect in March from warm days to strong winds … Continue reading