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The severe storm this weekend and why it’s not a hurricane

There is much coverage of the storm heading our way later this weekend with mentions of it being a ‘hurricane’. This is not strictly correct as we don’t get hurricanes in the UK and this is why. Hurricanes are warm … Continue reading

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Science and Technology Select Committee to explore Met Office Science

At its meeting on 18 July 2011 the Science and Technology Science Committee agreed to hold an inquiry into Science in the Met Office. The Committee is focusing on the Met Office Public Weather Service remit and on its science … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 14 December 2010

The current cold weather continues to feature across the media, with widespread coverage of the predicted return to arctic conditions on Thursday this week.  The Guardian reports that the ‘Weather set to take Arctic turn as big freeze returns to … Continue reading

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