In the Spotlight Weather MetMatters guide to cloud spotting 28 November 2022 Cloud spotter? Then you’re in the right place. In fact, the man who gave clouds their fancy Latin names was one of the original members of the Royal Meteorological Society. Luke Howard, pharmacist and amateur meteorologist was born 250 years ago, on 28 November 1772. MetMatters takes a look at his ten basic cloud types. In the Spotlight Weather Marine meteorologists set sail 12 October 2022 Jeremy DeMoss and Anthony Merendino had the great opportunity to board the tall ship Pelican of London and embark on voyages as Scientists in Residence during 2022. Both learned about life at sea, contributed to the daily duties onboard, educated the crew and students onboard in meteorological topics, participated and led weather observations, and discovered many of the intricacies of sailing on a tall ship! In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year 2022: Behind last year's winning images - mist and fog 12 May 2022 Mist and fog have been the subject of previous winners of the Weather Photographer of the Year competition, but can you tell which is which? In the Spotlight Weather Spooky weather 22 October 2021 Halloween can be a scary time of year when it comes to the weather. From ghost-grey fogs to howling gales, just about anything is possible. Here’s a quick round up of some of the best spooky weather phenomena. In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year: Setting the scene - mist and fog 21 May 2021 Continuing our series of posts looking at some of the weather themes from the past five years of Weather Photographer of the Year, regular guest writer Frank Barrow takes a look at mist and fog. In the Spotlight Aviation Forecasting - a Forecaster's Perspective 22 March 2021 Bear in mind: what goes up, must come down!