Climate In the Spotlight Weather Five key issues for COP28 30 November 2023 Dave Griggs, President of the Royal Meteorological Society, takes an in-depth look at the key issues and possible outcomes from the climate summit in Dubai. Climate In the Spotlight Weather Weather Sensors in Tourism 22 November 2023 Climate change has led to an increase in the frequency, unpredictability and volatility of extreme weather events. Paul Smith, Managing Director at Biral, explains why the tourist industry should invest in weather detection technology. Climate In the Spotlight Weather Winner’s Spotlight #2: An Interview with Les Irwig, winner of the Standard Chartered Smartphone Weather Photographer of the Year, 2023 10 November 2023 From childhood hobby to winner of international awards, Les explains why photographers can inspire a sea change in community views about the environment. In the Spotlight Weather Autumn colours: forecasting fall foliage 08 November 2023 Autumn is known for its beautiful displays of colour as the leaves on the trees transform from greens to yellows, oranges and reds. But did you know that the weather plays a key role in how intense the colours are, as well as how long the colourful display lasts? Climate In the Spotlight Weather Winner’s Spotlight #1: An Interview with Jamie McBean, winner of the Standard Chartered Young Weather Photographer of the Year, 2023 03 November 2023 Jamie reveals how he captured his winning shot, what he loves about the weather by the sea, his concerns about climate change and his top tips for taking a good weather or climate photograph. Climate In the Spotlight Weather Otis teaches a terrifying lesson in rapid hurricane intensification 30 October 2023 Hurricane Otis made landfall as a monster 165 mile-per-hour category 5 cyclone. But just 24 hours earlier it was only expected to be category 1. John Morales explains why we all need to worry. Climate Weather Storm surges in the UK 17 October 2023 We get storm surges in the UK when the weather and tide combine to cause the sea level to be much higher than normal, leading to coastal flooding. Watch this short animation from the MetLink Education Team to find out more. Climate In the Spotlight Weather The MetMatters Guide to the Winners of Weather Photographer of the Year 2023 12 October 2023 The winners of the Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year 2023 have been announced — so here is our MetMatters guide to the weather behind the winning shots. Climate Weather Fasten your seat belt: why flights are getting bumpier 05 October 2023 If you’ve ever flown on a plane, you’ll know that turbulence is no joke. Severe turbulence can lead to flight delays, create structural damage to planes and cause injuries or even death.