Tag Archives: Daily Mail

The Met Office’s outlook for UK winter 2013-14

There are some headlines in the media today discussing the Met Office long range forecast for this winter. Firstly it’s important to remember that it’s our short and medium term forecasts that are relied on by emergency responders to help … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Mail on Sunday

An article appears in the Mail on Sunday today focusing on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) forthcoming Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) which it bills this as the ‘world’s most authoritative climate study’. It’s fair to say that AR5 … Continue reading

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Setting the record straight in the Daily Mail

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

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Addressing the Daily Mail and James Delingpole’s ‘crazy climate change obsession’ article

An article by James Delingpole appears in the Daily Mail today under the headline ‘The crazy climate change obsession that’s made the Met Office a menace’. This article contains a series of factual inaccuracies about the Met Office and its … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 22 February 2012

There is some mild weather for the time of year on its way tomorrow with temperatures climbing to the mid teens across the UK. Some newspapers, such as The Sun, the Daily Mail and the Daily Express,  have been suggesting that … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 14 October 2011

There has been some stories in the media today about some fine weather expected over the coming weekend.  Some of these stories have suggested that we are going to see a heatwave or even that October will be warmer than … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 20 September 2011

There has been widespread coverage in the media today about an impending cold winter and snow in October.  Britain faces an early big freeze in the Express and Britain to be hit by snow in October… in the Daily Mail both report … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 23 June 2011

Following a release from E-ON, using date from the Met Office website – Bognor Regis has been crowned one of the sunniest place in Britain. After studying data from the Met Office, West Sussex has emerged as one of the UK’s … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 14 June 2011

The Met Office in partnership with NOAA continues to develop a partnership to respond to ‘space weather’ reports the Western Morning News in ‘Met Office in new move for space weather forecasting’ and the Independent in ”Controlled’ power cuts likely … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 29 March 2011

Richard Littlejohn in his Daily Mail column has inaccurately reported that a forecast for the coming summer was provided by the Met Office. This is not the case – The Met Office has not provided seasonal forecasts for over a … Continue reading

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