Tag Archives: Olympic Games

Olympic and Paralympic forecasts recognised as first class

As the London 2012 Paralympic Games draw to a close this weekend, Met Office forecasters will be returning home knowing that the forecasts provided were first class after garnering widespread praise from event organisers and competitors. Rod Carr, London 2012 … Continue reading

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Weather at the 1948 London Olympic Games

2012 is the third time that the capital of the UK is hosting the Olympic Games.  In this short feature Dan Suri, Deputy Chief Forecaster at the Met Office reflects on the weather in 1948 and the similarities with 2012. … Continue reading

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Ground-breaking forecasting keeps Olympic rowing on course

Ground-breaking high resolution weather forecasting lies at the heart of the Met Office’s services to the Olympic Games, providing the best advice available to both the organisers and competitors at venues in London and across the UK. The London 2012 … Continue reading

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Weather forecasts for the Olympic Games

The Met Office is providing weather forecasts for all Olympic venues during the Games and beyond. As part of the services provided for London 2012, we have installed additional weather observation equipment and developed enhanced forecasting capability to support our staff. … Continue reading

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Improving picture as many start school holidays

After weeks of heavy rain across parts of the UK, conditions are set to improve for many areas this weekend. More heavy showers will affect some parts during the rest of the week, but by Saturday most areas will see … Continue reading

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