In the Spotlight RMetS trip to Austrialia 13 September 2017 Ellie recently attended the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society's (AMOS) conference to celebrate their 30th Anniversary In the Spotlight Biometeorology: Weather and Health 24 August 2017 Biometeorology is the study of the impact weather has on the natural world, including animals, plants and humans. In the Spotlight Drizzle riddle solved 22 August 2017 Updrafts are more important than previously thought in determining whether clouds produce drizzle rather than normal-sized raindrops. In the Spotlight British hay fever maps 14 August 2017 'Hay fever maps' to help sufferers identify ‘hotspots’ that should be avoided. In the Spotlight Gordon Tripp - the Weatherman 28 June 2017 In this article, Gordon tells us about his life, passion for weather and his career in which he specialised in meteorology. In the Spotlight Have you ever had that sinking feeling? 26 June 2017 A blog post by our guest writer, Prof Paul Hardaker, Chief Executive of The Institute of Physics In the Spotlight Study explains science behind newly recognised cloud: asperitas 26 June 2017 Citizen science has now helped experts to explain how the newly-recognised ‘wave-like’ asperitas cloud is formed. In the Spotlight Spring Bird Migration and the Weather 26 June 2017 Bird migration, in both the spring and autumn migration, is a prime example of where the weather influences the behaviour where wind direction and rainfall play a key part on the movements of birds. In the Spotlight World records for extreme weather-related mortality 26 June 2017 The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has recently announced the world record for the highest reported historical death tolls from tropical cyclones, tornadoes, lightning and hailstorms.