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Met Office in the Media: There is no need for alarmism

Over the past few weeks some parts of the media have carried some colourful headlines about what’s in store for this year’s winter. Reports of ‘-20 °C within weeks’, ‘a winter fuel crisis on the way’ and ‘widespread snow by … Continue reading

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Happy birthday weather forecasting

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

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Met Office celebrates 150 years of forecasting for the Nation

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

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Met Office in the Media: 06 September 2010

Many newspapers have reported on the workshop being hosted by the Met Office this week looking to initiate development of a new suite of global land surface temperature datasets.  The Sunday Telegraph reported ‘Temperatures records to be made public’.  The … Continue reading

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