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Review of the year – 2017 UK weather

2017 saw named storms and heatwaves affect the UK, but perhaps the most memorable day was October 16 when the 30th anniversary of the 1987 Great Storm was marked by an ex-hurricane generating headlines as the sky and the sun … Continue reading

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On the record – observing a ‘heatwave’

Last week on 1 July the UK saw its warmest July daily max temperature on record (records date back as far as 1853), with 36.7 °C at Heathrow. This has led to considerable interest in the wider context of the … Continue reading

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The fog blog – What is fog?

With fog causing transport disruption and delays across the UK this week, there is a lot of interest in what causes this weather phenomenon. So what is fog? The definition of fog is water droplets suspended in air – much the … Continue reading

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Met Office welcomes findings of Transport Select Committee

The Met Office welcomes the findings of the Transport Select Committee and its acknowledgement of the quality of our short range forecasts provided during November and December of last year. The Transport Select Committee has also recommended additional funding for … Continue reading

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