Weather Flood forecasting factfile 13 October 2021 Accurate flood forecasting can save lives and livelihoods. Find out how the team at the Environment Agency produces their river flood forecasts, how to stay safe in a flood and what impact climate change will have. Weather Wettest Day on Record 30 September 2021 Heavy rain and autumn gales will sweep across the UK this weekend, marking almost a year since the UK experienced its wettest day on record, when enough rainfall fell to fill Loch Ness! Weather The impacts of Hurricane Ida 02 September 2021 Hurricane Ida ripped across more than 1,500 miles (2,400km) in the United States, setting numerous records and leaving a trail of destruction. Ida was most destructive while both entering and exiting the US. The storm is already responsible for taking dozens of lives, and that number will likely rise. Weather How to interpret a weather chart 23 August 2021 Ever looked at a synoptic or pressure chart and felt a bit lost? They can seem a bit daunting at first, what with all the different coloured lines, semicircles and triangles; but they are actually quite simple to interpret. And once you’ve got the hang of them, you’ll be able to tell at a glance what our weather is up to. 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. Citizen Science Weather Flying Ant Day 09 July 2021 Did you know that rainfall radar can be hoodwinked by swarms of flying ants? Over several days each summer, we witness “Flying Ant Day” when ants take to the air to mate and disperse. In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year 2021: Setting the scene - Rain 25 April 2021 Setting the scene for our next Weather Photographer of the Year. Climate Armagh Observatory - An Inclement Month 16 September 2020 The Armagh Observatory has reported that August 2020 was the wettest August in Armagh for 12 years. This summer has also been reported as the dullest for 33 years at the Observatory as well as the wettest for 8 years and the coolest for 5. Climate Atmospheric Rivers and Flooding 26 February 2020 An immediate evacuation is taking place in Ironbridge, Shropshire today, as concerns rise that the temporary barriers of the River Severn are buckling under the force of the water.