In the Spotlight Weather Snowmakers in the UK - part 2 08 December 2021 Snow in the UK is a (fairly) rare and wonderous thing. Forecasting snowfall is very important, but it is obvious when things go wrong! In the second part of this mini series, Frank Barrow introduces us to Polar lows. In the Spotlight Weather Snowmakers in the UK - part 1 02 December 2021 Snow in the UK is a (fairly) rare and wonderous thing. Forecasting snowfall is very important; it is obvious when things go wrong! In the first part of this mini series, Frank Barrow explains how to identify snowy weather scenarios. In the Spotlight Weather White Christmas 25 November 2021 The countdown to Christmas is on and it’s feeling pretty cold in that northerly wind. But will we get a White Christmas this year? Here’s what you need to know if you fancy a flutter on festive snow. Weather Winter air masses in the UK 24 November 2021 From Cornwall's notorious mizzle to the Beast from the East, Frank Barrow reveals the secrets of the winter air masses that affect the UK. Weather How to interpret a weather chart 23 August 2021 Ever looked at a synoptic or pressure chart and felt a bit lost? They can seem a bit daunting at first, what with all the different coloured lines, semicircles and triangles; but they are actually quite simple to interpret. And once you’ve got the hang of them, you’ll be able to tell at a glance what our weather is up to. In the Spotlight Weather Martian Meteorology 16 August 2021 Mars, one of our nearest neighbours, is a fascinating, alien world. With NASA hoping for human missions to Mars in the 2030s, what kind of weather could visiting Earthlings expect? Weather When is air stable or unstable ? 01 February 2021 Meteorologists often talk about the atmosphere being either stable or unstable. But what does this mean?