Weather Highs and lows of daily temperature records 29 September 2021 During summer heatwaves or severe winter cold spells, everybody wants to know if such high or low temperatures are unusual, or indeed record-breaking. Given that unseasonably warm and cold spells affect the UK most years, this interest in climatic extremes is nothing new. But creating the official list of daily temperature records for the UK was no easy task. Weather Indian summer 09 September 2021 You’ve probably heard the phrase “Indian summer”, but do you know what it actually means? Climate Weather Key findings from the latest IPCC Report 11 August 2021 Prof Liz Bentley, Chief Executive of the Royal Meteorological Society, presents some of the key findings from the recent IPCC 6th Assessment Report Climate Weather The State of the UK Climate 2020 29 July 2021 This summary of the UK's weather and climate throughout 2020 reveals the emerging influence of climate change. It is happening now, and this report helps illustrate and update the vital observational evidence. Weather Extreme Heat Warnings in the UK 23 July 2021 While many of us dream of hot, summer days, the reality is that extreme heat in the UK can affect our health and infrastructure, with fatal consequences. As spells of hot weather are set to become more prolonged, more frequent and even hotter, the Met Office has introduced a new warning system for extreme heat. 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. 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... In the Spotlight Airborne research into Australian bushfires 11 December 2019 The cockpit of a small aeroplane is the perfect vantage point for an environmental scientist.