Climate In the Spotlight Weather Coral bleaching in the Caribbean 14 September 2023 The record summer heat of 2023 led to unprecedented coral bleaching spanning thousands of miles across the Gulf of Mexico, northern Atlantic Ocean, and the Caribbean Sea, as well as the eastern Pacific Ocean. Allison Chinchar explains why coral reefs are on the front line of climate change. Climate In the Spotlight Weather September heatwave: late summer warmth and spectacular Saharan sunsets 05 September 2023 At the start of September 2023, heatwave conditions developed over parts of the British Isles as temperatures soared both by day and night. But what caused the hot weather and how unusual is it to see temperatures above 30°C in September? In the Spotlight Weather Storm names for 2023/24 announced 01 September 2023 The storm names chosen for the 2023/24 season have been revealed – but will we get any further through the list than B this year, and why do we name storms in the first place? Climate In the Spotlight Weather Updated forecast for Atlantic Hurricane Season 24 August 2023 Mid-August to mid-October marks the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season, and as expected tropical storm activity has recently ramped up. Gemma Plumb takes a look at the new forecast, and whether climate change has played a role this year. Climate Weather How does climate change affect heatwaves? 03 August 2023 What causes heatwaves and how will climate change affect them? Climate In the Spotlight Weather State of the UK Climate 2022 26 July 2023 The State of the UK Climate 2022 report highlights how the UK’s climate continues to change, with recent decades warmer, wetter, and sunnier than the 20th century. Climate Weather How does climate change affect thunderstorms? 20 July 2023 How are thunderstorms formed, and how will climate change affect them? Climate In the Spotlight Weather World’s hottest week on record follows the UK’s hottest June 11 July 2023 Abnormal, extreme and unprecedented. Just three words that describe the high temperatures of summer 2023, and the presence of El Niño means more dangerous levels of heat to come. Climate In the Spotlight Weather Show your stripes 2023 20 June 2023 On 21 June, thousands of people around the world will share the climate stripes created by Professor Ed Hawkins to show how climate change is affecting where they live. Are you ready to #ShowYourStripes?