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Tag Archives: Meteorology
70th Anniversary of the LG Groves Memorial Awards
The LG Groves Awards were set up in September 1946 in memory of Sergeant Louis Grimble Groves who died on 10 September 1945. Before the modern technology or satellites that we use today, weather data needed to be collected in … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Air Safety, aviation, julia slingo, LG Groves, Meteorology, RAF, Royal Air Force, Sergeant Louis Grimble Groves Comments Off on 70th Anniversary of the LG Groves Memorial Awards
A tour of global meteorology in 50, 30-second topics
Every day there will be an article published somewhere in the world about life-threatening weather or a changing global climate. We’re not short of news content, occasionally spiced with a liberal dose of hyperbole. However, until now there have been … Continue reading
A celebration of women in science and meteorology
Whether it’s working at the cutting edge of climate or meteorological science, or forecasting and informing the public and our customers about the changing dynamics of the weather, women are at the heart of the Met Office and meteorology. The … Continue reading
Competition and offer: Weather Wonders and Extraordinary Weather books
To celebrate the launch of Extraordinary Weather we are offering the chance to win a copy of both Extraordinary Weather and Weather Wonders. If you would like to buy the book, there’s also two special offers available to Met Office blog readers. … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged books, extraordinary weather, Met Office, Meteorology, weather Comments Off on Competition and offer: Weather Wonders and Extraordinary Weather books
How do you like your weather summary?
For the last few months, we have created weather summary videos using satellite imagery and pressure charts, along with our climate summary, to explain the weather we’ve seen in the UK over the past month. We’ve experimented with two different formats … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Meteorology, satellite, Satellite imagery, video, weather, Weather satellite, YouTube Comments Off on How do you like your weather summary?
Walkers crisps work with Met Office for latest promotion
Walkers crisps are launching a new promotion at the moment highlighting the importance of the British weather for their potatoes. The promotion allows the public, having got a voucher code from a packet of Walkers crisps, to log on to the … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office Diary, Met Office in the Media, Met Office News Tagged Met Office, Meteorology, rain, Walkers Crisps, weather, weather forecasting Comments Off on Walkers crisps work with Met Office for latest promotion
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