In the Spotlight Scottish Snow Patches Report 2019/2020 07 July 2020 Iain Cameron and Blair Fyffe have just published the 24th annual report on the survival of Scottish snow patches in July’s issue of Weather. In the Spotlight How Will COVID-19 Affect the Weather Forecast? 26 March 2020 Aeroplanes provide important information about the current state of the atmosphere, and have done since the beginning of commercial flights. In the Spotlight Observed reductions in NO2 emissions: a silver-lining from COVID-19 23 March 2020 Over the past week, the European Space Agency released data that provides a welcome positive in amidst the challenge of COVID-19. In the Spotlight State of the Climate 2019 11 March 2020 The State of the Climate Report 2019 has been released by the World Meteorological Organization, and it makes for sober reading. In the Spotlight Spring 2020: What will the Weather Be? 04 March 2020 After the wettest February on record in the UK, which helped to drag the whole winter 2019-2020 to the fifth wettest winter on record, it would be nice if spring brought us some brighter and calmer conditions. In the Spotlight Squall Lines and Storm Ciara 12 February 2020 With two deaths, serious flooding and tens of thousands of homes losing power, Storm Ciara has hit the UK hard. In the Spotlight Saharan Dust and Heart Failure 05 February 2020 A new study published in 2020 in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, has highlighted just how serious dust storms can be for those living within the Earth’s dust belt. In the Spotlight 60 Years of Weather Recording 22 January 2020 Looking for 'high ground in the garden' in case it snowed was just the first indication of John Goulding's interest in weather. In the Spotlight Airborne research into Australian bushfires 11 December 2019 The cockpit of a small aeroplane is the perfect vantage point for an environmental scientist.