Climate Weather The climate risks and impacts facing the UK 12 July 2021 The pace of climate change is outstripping the actions taken to adapt to it. Strong words from the third independent assessment of the UK's climate risks. So what should the Government do next? 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. Weather Record-breaking heat in Canada 01 July 2021 Heat, drought, poor air quality, floods and wildfires are expected to worsen with climate change. Western Canada is experiencing all of these in a one week period … while attempting to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Weather Heatwaves 28 June 2021 A heatwave is a prolonged period of abnormally high temperatures, relative to the expected conditions at that given time and place. The exact definition varies around the world, but all heatwaves are classed as extreme weather events. In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year 2021: Setting the scene - Storm Chasing 16 June 2021 Some of the most dramatic photos submitted to Weather Photographer of the Year are those of storms. Paul Knightley reveals the secrets of storm chasing and his near miss with a deadly tornado Weather Sting Jets 17 November 2020 We take a look at the 'Sting in the tail' to some active depressions with 'broken' fronts! In the Spotlight An ill wind: A look back at the Great Storm of 1987 14 October 2020 Mark Riddaway tells the story of the most famous British weather event of recent history. Weather Storm Names for 2020-2021 Announced 02 September 2020 The Met Office, along with partners Met Éireann and KNMI have revealed the list of storm names for the UK, Ireland and Netherlands for the next season. In the Spotlight State of the UK Climate 2019 05 August 2020 The latest report compiled by the Met Office and published by the Royal Meteorological Society was released on Friday the 31st of July.