Tag Archives: Forecasts

Be weather aware with our Windows Phone 8 app

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

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Met Office website widget to support local tourism

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

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A challenging forecast for the weekend

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

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Weather satellite set for launch

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

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Local Jubilee forecasts wherever you are with the Met Office iPhone and Android apps

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

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The Shipping Forecast is set to music

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

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Pollen forecasts bring help to Hay Fever sufferers

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

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New pollen forecasts available online

Pollen forecasts are now available on the Met Office website for the millions of sufferers of hay fever across the UK. The forecasts will use our latest weather forecast information and combine this with pollen readings from across the UK. … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 28 March 2011

A summer of ‘brolly and sunblock’? Many newspapers today have reported on a forecast of  ‘brolly and sunblock’ for the coming summer.  This forecast comes from a private weather forecasting company called Positive Weather Solutions, and is not a forecast … Continue reading

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