In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year 2021: Setting the scene - optical phenomenon 28 May 2021 Many of the most amazing pictures submitted to 'Weather Photographer of the Year' showcase optical phenomena, but what causes them..? Weather Aurora Borealis 11 November 2020 What causes these amazing light shows seen mainly in polar regions, but sometimes in the UK too? Weather What causes Lightning? 17 June 2020 We explore what causes lightning and the conditions needed for different types of lightning. Citizen Science CloudCatcher - Citizen Science Project 20 May 2020 CloudCatcher is a beautiful new citizen science project on the Zooniverse app: here’s why you should take part! Weather Rainbows - How Are They Formed? 28 April 2020 Rainbows are one of the most admired meteorological phenomena across the globe, but how are they formed? Weather Bonfire Night 2019: What does the weather have in store for us? 05 November 2019 Could your fireworks show be affected by the weather? Weather Autumnal weather facts 25 September 2019 A few seasonal weather facts Weather Catatumbo 'Everlasting' Lightning 20 June 2019 It occurs over the mouth of the Catatumbo River where it empties into Lake Maracaibo in Venuzuela, South America. In the Spotlight Lightning Photography - advice from award winning Photographer 19 June 2019 Stephen Cheatley, winner of the 2018 Weather Photographer of the Year competition explains the art of lightning photography.