In the Spotlight Weather Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year 2023: From dusk to dawn 31 May 2023 If you are wondering what time of day is best to take weather photographs you can’t go far wrong with the hour or so after sunrise, or the hour before sunset. Known as the golden hour, this magical light makes for some beautiful photographs. 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. Weather Foggy tales 16 October 2022 Why is it that fog often forms in autumn and winter, and is there an easy way to predict when it will clear? Kirsty McCabe takes a closer look through the gloom. 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? Weather A touch of frost 09 February 2022 Frost and ice are often a staple of winter mornings, but do you know your rime from your glaze? Kirsty McCabe channels her inner Elsa to bring you a guide to all things frozen. Weather Under a cloud or walking on sunshine? 13 January 2022 Weather has a big impact on how you feel. Sunny days can lift your spirit, brisk winds can blow away those cobwebs (or send children hyper), and there’s nothing like that smell of long-awaited rain after a heat wave. But what causes a depressing run of grey and gloomy skies? And when the sky does reappear, why is it blue? 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.