In the Spotlight The Extreme Seasonality of 'Winterpeg' 22 July 2020 Dr Michelle McCrystall is a polar scientist who is currently working at the University of Manitoba. Having moved to the city of Winnipeg in the last 6 months, she has experienced some dramatic changes in climate across the seasons. Weather Pyrocumulonimbus Clouds 15 July 2020 You may have heard this term in the media during the Arctic heatwave this year. But what are pyrocumulonimbus clouds and how are they formed? Weather Haboob, Sandstorm or Dust Storm? 01 July 2020 What are the differences between a Haboob, Sandstorm and Dust storm? Weather Heatwaves - Breaking Records in 2019 24 June 2020 Many parts of the UK are currently experiencing heatwave conditions, which are forecast to continue until at least Friday. So, this week on the Weather Club, we thought we’d take a closer look at heatwaves... Weather Convective Storms 10 June 2020 Convective storms or Thunderstorms, as they are more commonly referred to in the UK, are severe local storms associated with thunder, lightning, heavy rain, hail, strong winds and sudden changes in temperature. Weather Cyclone Harold 14 April 2020 Extensive damage has been reported in Fiji as Cyclone Harold’s trail of destruction through the Southern Pacific continues. In the Spotlight State of the Climate 2019 11 March 2020 The State of the Climate Report 2019 has been released by the World Meteorological Organization, and it makes for sober reading. Climate Atmospheric Rivers and Flooding 26 February 2020 An immediate evacuation is taking place in Ironbridge, Shropshire today, as concerns rise that the temporary barriers of the River Severn are buckling under the force of the water. 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.