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Today sees the 150th birthday of public weather forecasts. The world’s first public weather forecast was published on the 1st August 1861 and for the last 150 years the Met Office have continued to provide forecasts for the nation. Starting with … Continue reading
Monday 1st of August 2011 is a very special day for the Met Office. We will be celebrating 150 years of forecasting for the nation, marking the anniversary of the first ever public weather forecast appearing in print. Starting with the lines “general … Continue reading