Climate In the Spotlight Weather European drought 25 May 2023 Europe has been warming faster than any other continent in recent decades, with temperatures increasing at twice the global average rate. That means an increased risk of drought conditions, heatwaves and wildfires. Gemma Plumb takes a closer look at some of the countries worst affected in 2023. In the Spotlight Weather Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year 2023: Rare clouds 17 May 2023 Some of the rarest clouds are also the most beautiful, as you can see in these previous entries to our annual Weather Photographer of the Year competition. Climate In the Spotlight Weather Stunning images from the newest European weather satellite 11 May 2023 The first image from the new generation of European weather satellites reveals incredible detail, even at higher latitudes over Europe. Gemma Plumb takes a closer look at what this means for forecasters. In the Spotlight Weather Weather fit for a King? 03 May 2023 The Coronation Weekend is nearly here and as ever, the Great British Weather is keeping the royal meteorologists busy, with a chance of showers raining over Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla. Citizen Science Climate In the Spotlight Weather Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year 2023: Climate focus 27 April 2023 The world's most prestigious weather and climate photography competition is now open for entries! MetMatters takes a look at some previous entries that illustrate climate change. Climate In the Spotlight Weather The state of our climate 2022 20 April 2023 Climate change is happening at an unprecedented rate. Released in time for Earth Day 2023, two important reports have detailed the significant climate events of 2022 in Europe and across the globe, and it’s not good news. Climate In the Spotlight Weather What's happened to the UK's storm names? 13 April 2023 The week after Easter 2023 saw a dramatic change in the UK’s weather, with gales and gusts over 70mph. There was heavy rain, hail and even April snow as holidaymakers shivered looking out at the wild conditions. However, no storm name appeared. Jo Farrow wonders if storm naming has fallen out of fashion over the UK. Climate In the Spotlight Weather Europe's ski season: 2022-23 snow report 05 April 2023 Rising temperatures and increasingly unpredictable weather patterns have led to less reliable snowfall and a greater risk of rain during the winter months. Nick Russill, co-founder of Snow-Forecast.com, takes a look back at the Alpine, Scandinavian and Scottish ski season for 2022-23 In the Spotlight The very long life of tropical cyclone Freddy 29 March 2023 Active for over a month, Tropical Cyclone Freddy is possibly the longest lasting tropical cyclone on record (to be confirmed by the World Meteorological Organization). Gemma Plumb takes a look at this record-breaking, multiple landfall making and ultimately devastating storm.