In the Spotlight Weather An artist’s view of the meteorology of Mallaig 14 September 2022 Dramatic skies and stormy seascapes have inspired many an artist over the years, such as the American Jon Schueler. His abstract paintings may not be a literal reproduction of the Scottish scenery, but can you spot the meteorology in his masterpieces? MetMatters asked Magda Salvesen, Schueler’s widow and curator of his estate, to select five of her favourite paintings and tell us more about them. Climate Weather Summer air masses in the UK 16 August 2022 Our weather depends on which way the wind is blowing, so what can we expect during the summer months? 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?