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No prediction for a ‘decade of washouts’

An article by Jon Ungoed-Thomas in yesterday’s Sunday Times talks about the recent spell of fine weather in contrast to an apparent “prediction” from the Met Office of a “decade of soggy summers”. This is despite the Met Office making … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 23 June 2013

There has been further coverage in the weekend papers following a workshop held here at the Met Office HQ in Exeter on a recent run of unusual seasons in the UK. During the workshop new, early stage research by the … Continue reading

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Guest blog – How the Atlantic may influence wet summers

This morning there has been a lot of media coverage following a workshop held here at the Met Office HQ in Exeter on a recent run of unusual seasons in the UK. Much of this centred around recent research by … Continue reading

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Media coverage on ‘wet summers for a decade’

There has been a lot of media coverage today following a science workshop held at the Met Office HQ in Exeter yesterday. Most of the articles go some way to capturing the science as it was delivered in the press … Continue reading

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The UK’s wet summer, the jet stream and climate change*

There’s no disputing it has been a very disappointing summer so far in 2012 – with the wettest June for over a century followed up by a very wet start to July. In fact, barring a warm and dry spell … Continue reading

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