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Tag Archives: Forecasts
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
You may have been enjoying the sun these past few days, and noticed that some website and app forecasts have been somewhat more pessimistic with their predictions of the cloud cover. But why is something as fundamental as cloudy or … Continue reading
The Met Office has launched its latest addition to mobile forecasts with a specially designed app for Windows Phone 8. Since it’s launch in the last two weeks it has garnered some very positive reviews with Windows Phone Central saying: … Continue reading
Following the wettest summer in over a century, a north Devon tourism boss has suggested the Met Office delivers ‘pessimistic forecasts’. Although we can’t change the weather we’d like to help in any other way we can. The Met Office … Continue reading
This weekend’s weather forecast is proving more challenging than usual as we see signs of much more unsettled conditions developing for all parts of the UK over the next few days. Much of the UK is set to have a … Continue reading
Metop-B, the second of the EUMETSAT Polar orbiting satellites, which provide data for use by meteorologists and climate scientists at the Met Office and around the world, will be launched today. Metop-B is scheduled to be launched by a Soyuz rocket from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, … Continue reading
With the Jubilee weekend looking likely to see a typical mixture of British weather across the UK you can make sure you always have your latest local forecast to hand with our iPhone and Android apps. The Met Office provides … Continue reading
The Shipping Forecast, produced by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has long been a vital source of information for sailors, but now it has also provided the inspiration for a new musical work. Speaking to the BBC, … Continue reading
Different types of pollen are released throughout the year which can generate hay fever and other allergies. These symptoms can have a serious impact on the well-being of some people. Pollen season The pollen count season is normally March to … Continue reading