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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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There have been some headlines today suggesting the Met Office has forecast a ‘heatwave’ by the end of spring. The articles reference a line from our March to May three-month outlook for contingency planners which refers to how our Spring … Continue reading
The last few days have been unseasonably warm but why is this happening so early in the year? The answer lies largely in the air flow directly above the United Kingdom but more importantly where that air has come from. … Continue reading
Foggy weather has been especially persistent this week, not clearing all day in some areas of the UK. Fog forms when relatively moist and mild air close to the ground cools quickly, causing the moisture in the air to condense … Continue reading