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Space Weather brings potential geomagnetic storm to Earth

There has been an increase in activity on the Sun over recent days with a number of Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) taking place. A high energy X Ray flare was released from the Sun early this morning, and this has sent … Continue reading

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Met Office recognised as world-leading by Science and Technology Select Committee

The Met Office welcomes that the Science and Technology Committee recognises the Met Office fulfils its role as the national weather forecasting service for the UK and is underpinned by a robust science strategy that delivers a cost effective and accurate service … Continue reading

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Back to ‘battleground Britain’ for weekend’s weather

Cold weather is set to continue this week, with temperatures getting progressively colder through to Friday when they are expected to drop as low as -10 °C in some places. Despite the cold, snow is not a big feature in the forecast … Continue reading

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Cold weather winning the war of probabilities

Late last week we put out a blog article about an unusual amount of uncertainty in the longer range forecast (for the start of February onwards) for the UK. This is because the atmosphere is currently in a finely balanced … Continue reading

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