Climate In the Spotlight Weather Worst air quality in the world: wildfire smog smothers New York 12 June 2023 New Yorkers were unable to be outside for more than 5 minutes due to the smog. Mike Favetta explains how Canadian wildfires hundreds of miles away had such an effect. In the Spotlight Weather Orange skies and dusty cars? Blame it on Saharan sand 16 March 2022 Sand from the Sahara can reach the UK, bringing vivid orange skies and dusty cars. But how does it get here? In the Spotlight Weather Tongan eruption sends atmospheric shockwaves around the world 20 January 2022 The impact of the violent volcanic eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai was felt around the globe, with barometers in the UK recording pressure changes from the atmospheric shockwaves. 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? In the Spotlight Weather Photographer of the Year: 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 Saharan Dust and Heart Failure 05 February 2020 A new study published in 2020 in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, has highlighted just how serious dust storms can be for those living within the Earth’s dust belt.