Tag Archives: Twitter

A look back at this week’s news

The Met Office has been in the news again this week, with our contracts for broadcast weather services generating a huge amount of column inches and public reaction. It’s certainly been heartening to see and hear the level of public … Continue reading

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Geminid meteor shower Twitter interview

Starting on 7 December and ending on the 16 December, the Geminid meteor shower is for many the highlight of the meteor shower calendar in 2013. The peak of the Geminid meteor shower took place on 13-14 December, when you could see … Continue reading

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June weather summary video and your pictures

June began settled and sunny in most areas before becoming more unsettled and cooler. In our video forecaster Helen explains what weather defined June and highlights the warmest, coldest, wettest and windiest places in the UK last month. Visit our … Continue reading

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April weather summary video and your photos

Following on from the second coldest March on record, April was another cool month, with  temperatures below average everywhere. The provisional UK mean temperature was 6.3 °C, which is 1.1 °C below the 1981-2010 average, very similar to 2012 but otherwise … Continue reading

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Big Bang Fair twitter interviews with Dallas Campbell and Simon Watt

Ahead of the Big Bang Fair, which starts tomorrow, we held Twitter interviews with science communicators Dallas Campbell and Simon Watt. In case you missed the interviews and their excellent answers, you can see them in full below. @metoffice @bigbangfair … Continue reading

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Met Office wins Social Buzz award

Last night the Met Office won the Social Buzz Award for Best Public Sector Social Media Strategy for ‘Sharing the weather when it matters’. The award is in recognition of the work of the Met Office has been doing to use social … Continue reading

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It’s snow joke – your weather jokes

Thank you to everyone who shared their weather jokes with us on Twitter. Here’s a selection of our favourites. @MrDanielEdwards: What’s the difference between the weather and climate? You can’t weather a tree but you can climate @thisisshaft: What do you … Continue reading

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Metop-B weather satellite launch Twitter interview

To celebrate the impending launch of weather satellite Metop-B, we held a twitterview – an interview conducted on Twitter, with EUMETSAT. Metop-B, due for launch on 17 September 2012, is the second of the EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS) satellites, which provide data for … Continue reading

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Met Office ranked in top ten social brands

The Met Office has made it into the top ten social brands in the Headstream Social Brands 100 list for 2012. The Met Office came in joint ninth position and was recognised as the top ranked organisation in the services category. Our … Continue reading

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Your weather pictures

Thank you for sharing your weather pictures on Facebook  and Twitter. Here’s some of our favourites.

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