Weather What is a hurricane? 01 February 2020 The different terms hurricanes, typhoons and tropical cyclones all refer to tropical storms. They are named differently depending on the region they occur in. Climate Aerosols and Climate Professor Ellie Highwood is Dean of Diversity and Inclusion and Professor of Climate Physics in the Department of Meteorology (University of Reading). Weather A Change in the Weather? 29 January 2020 The last few months have been strangely mild across the UK. Temperatures in December and January were well above average and people have been asking "what happened to winter?" Weather High Pressure, Poor TV Reception and Viking Colonisation 22 January 2020 Despite the current quiet weather conditions, people have been complaining about their TV reception. The internet is awash with people grumbling that their Freeview picture is freezing, breaking up, or in some cases, not working at all. 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. Weather Record Breaking weather in Norway 08 January 2020 Just two days into 2020, a new high temperature record was set in Norway. In the small town of Sunndalsøra, the weather felt more like mid-summer than the bleak depths of winter, as temperatures soared to 19.0°C. Weather Hurricane Force Winds and Heavy Snow: A Weather Bomb Hits Iceland 17 December 2019 Thousands of people were left without power in Iceland last week as a weather bomb slammed the country. Weather Indian Ocean Tropical Cyclones 11 December 2019 Last week, the Indian Ocean suddenly exploded with tropical activity 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.