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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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Climate change is affecting every dimension of society. From the food production of the food we eat and the water we drink, and from how we earn our livelihoods to how we spend our leisure time. And climate projections – … Continue reading
Sir David Attenborough looks at the science of and potential solutions to climate change in a new BBC Documentary (broadcast 9pm Thurs 18 April 2019). Met Office climate scientist Professor Peter Stott appears in the programme and also supported the … Continue reading
Today the BBC has stopped taking most of its weather information from the Met Office, here Phil Evans, our Chief Operating Officer gives his perspective You will know us as the UK’s National Weather Service and also as the people … Continue reading
We’ve known for a year that our long-standing relationship with the BBC is going to change and we have been working hard to make sure everyone can access our forecast and warnings on a range of channels – via our … Continue reading
You may have seen reports in the media today that the Met Office won’t be the BBCs main weather provider when the current contract ends. Obviously everyone at the Met Office is disappointed that we won’t be supplying weather presenters … Continue reading
Devon’s gardeners have had some of their horticultural problems answered thanks to a visit from the iconic BBC Radio 4 Gardeners Question Time team to the Met Office. The show, in front of a 200 strong audience, was lead by … Continue reading
The decline of Arctic sea ice is often pointed to as one of the most visible indicators of a warming world but earlier this week the Mail on Sunday published an article claiming the ice is in recovery. This was … Continue reading
The BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ Programme have run a story this morning regarding the advice the Met Office gave to our government customers ahead of the exceptionally wet weather of April to June 2012. This was an extreme period of weather … Continue reading