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. Weather Weather Watch: When will it snow? 26 November 2019 Even when temperatures are mild, snow in the UK may be just around the corner; we look at why and when it may turn up. 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 Rainclouds and carved pumpkins, Part 2 - Where is the driest place in Scotland and Northern Ireland at Halloween? 22 October 2019 For those who really try with their fancy dress, a rainy Halloween can be a disaster. What happens with all that running face paint!? Weather Rainclouds and carved pumpkins, Part 1 - Where is the driest place in the England and Wales in Halloween? 22 October 2019 For those who really try with their fancy dress, a rainy Halloween can be a disaster. What happens with all that running face paint!? Weather A summer to remember 16 October 2019 What a summer! With everything that went on we think a review of this year’s British summer is in order.