About this blog

This is the official blog of the Met Office news team, intended to provide journalists and bloggers with the latest news and information from the Met Office.

The blog will post interesting news stories from the Met Office, provide extra context behind what you see in the media and often take an in-depth look at weather and climate news.

We encourage you to engage with us, sharing and commenting on the posts we make.  Our moderation guidlines can be found here.

The Met Office is the National Weather Service for the UK, providing internationally-renowned weather and climate science and services to support the public, government and businesses.

Weather and climate change information can be found at www.metoffice.gov.uk.  Information for journalists, including news releases and in depth features can be found here.

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