Weather Under a cloud or walking on sunshine? 13 January 2022 Weather has a big impact on how you feel. Sunny days can lift your spirit, brisk winds can blow away those cobwebs (or send children hyper), and there’s nothing like that smell of long-awaited rain after a heat wave. But what causes a depressing run of grey and gloomy skies? And when the sky does reappear, why is it blue? Weather Rain, sleet or snow? 06 January 2022 Why is it so hard to forecast whether we'll get rain, sleet or snow? The problem is that just a few degrees difference in air temperature can determine whether you’ll be throwing snowballs, splashing in puddles or skidding on dangerous black ice. 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. Weather Midwinter in Antarctica 05 July 2021 Gale force winds, temperatures of -30 °C and weeks of darkness. Winter in Antarctica may not seem like everybody’s cup of tea but for meteorologists, and many scientists alike, the coldest, driest and windiest location on Earth is the place to be. In the Spotlight Weather Photographer of the Year 2021: Setting the scene - At dusk and dawn 20 June 2021 Ever heard of the golden or magic hour? This magical light makes for some beautiful photographs. In the Spotlight Weather Photographer of the Year 2021: Setting the scene - clouds 10 May 2021 Take a look above your head - no two days are the same In the Spotlight Aviation Forecasting - a Forecaster's Perspective 22 March 2021 Bear in mind: what goes up, must come down! Weather When is air stable or unstable ? 01 February 2021 Locking the stability door after the lightning has bolted!