Climate In the Spotlight Weather Stunning images from the newest European weather satellite 11 May 2023 The first image from the new generation of European weather satellites reveals incredible detail, even at higher latitudes over Europe. Gemma Plumb takes a closer look at what this means for forecasters. Climate In the Spotlight Weather The state of our climate 2022 20 April 2023 Climate change is happening at an unprecedented rate. Released in time for Earth Day 2023, two important reports have detailed the significant climate events of 2022 in Europe and across the globe, and it’s not good news. In the Spotlight Weather The Northern Lights 02 March 2023 Witnessing the northern lights flickering in the night sky is probably on most people’s wish list. And while more space weather than our usual earthly weather phenomenon, you do need the right weather conditions to see them. Climate Weather What is wind? 27 January 2023 When we’re talking about the weather, most people want to know if it’s hot or cold, wet or dry. But I would argue that it’s more useful to know what the wind is doing, as it can have a far bigger impact, from dangerous gusts to deadly wind chill Climate In the Spotlight Weather Head in the clouds! 28 November 2022 Knowing your cloud types can warn you of upcoming changes in wind and precipitation, very useful if you are sailing on a tall ship, says Charlotte Braungardt. In the Spotlight Weather An artist’s view of the meteorology of Mallaig 14 September 2022 Dramatic skies and stormy seascapes have inspired many an artist over the years, such as the American Jon Schueler. His abstract paintings may not be a literal reproduction of the Scottish scenery, but can you spot the meteorology in his masterpieces? MetMatters asked Magda Salvesen, Schueler’s widow and curator of his estate, to select five of her favourite paintings and tell us more about them. Climate In the Spotlight Weather State of the UK Climate 2021 29 July 2022 The latest annual report shows the continuation of warmer than average years and an increasing rate of sea level rise around the UK. RMetS Chief Executive Liz Bentley explains more. In the Spotlight Weather Orange skies and dusty cars? Blame it on Saharan sand 16 March 2022 Sand from the Sahara can reach the UK, bringing vivid orange skies and dusty cars. But how does it get here? Weather Animal magic 02 February 2022 Croaking frogs, huddling sheep and cows lying down. There are plenty of tales about animals forecasting the weather, with 2nd February a key date for the end of winter predictions.