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Our change in the weather and how the jet stream is driving it

After a quiet spell of weather courtesy of a slow moving area of high pressure, we are now entering an unsettled period as a series of Atlantic depressions are expected to pass close to the northwest of Britain during the … 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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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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How do you like your weather summary?

For the last few months, we have created weather summary videos using satellite imagery and pressure charts, along with our climate summary, to explain the weather we’ve seen in the UK over the past month. We’ve experimented with two different formats … 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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Long to rain over us

Weather often makes front page news but today it’s the weather forecaster who has garnered the headlines – as the paper’s focus on the Prince of Wales’ star turn as a presenter. Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall both … Continue reading

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Met Office to host NASA Space Apps Challenge

The NASA Space Apps Challenge is now just over a week away and the Met Office is hosting the lead event for Europe over the weekend of the 21st and 22nd April. A number of challenges, presented by Met Office … Continue reading

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Met Office strikes gold at Computer Weekly Social Media Awards

Last night the Met Office was crowned winner of the ‘Best Use of Social Media in the Public Sector Award’ in the Computer Weekly Social Media Awards sponsored by IBM. The Met Office beat off stiff competition from a range of … Continue reading

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Met Office short-listed for Computer Weekly Social Media Award

Computer Weekly‘s search for the best use of social media in IT is back for its fourth year, in association with IBM, and this blog along with the range of Met Office Social Media we provide has been short-listed for an the … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 23 June 2011

Following a release from E-ON, using date from the Met Office website – Bognor Regis has been crowned one of the sunniest place in Britain. After studying data from the Met Office, West Sussex has emerged as one of the UK’s … Continue reading

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