Weather On This Day: Lynmouth flood of 1952 15 August 2017 On 15 - 16 August 1952, an intense storm occurred over southwest England, depositing 229 millimetres of rainfall within 24 hours. Climate High risk of 'unprecedented' winter rainfall 25 July 2017 Novel research by Met Office scientists has now found that there is a 1 in 3 chance of a new monthly rainfall record in at least one region in England and Wales each winter (Oct-Mar). Weather On This Day: 1953 East Coast Flood 30 January 2017 On night of 31st January 1953 Britain suffered one of its greatest peacetime disasters. Weather How does hoar frost form? 30 November 2016 There are several different types of frost that form when the temperature drops below freezing, but what are the differences? Weather What causes these beautiful frost patterns? 10 November 2016 Scraping the frost from your car windscreen was a pleasant surprise on this occasion, but how do these patterns form? Climate Why has it been such a pretty autumn? 10 November 2016 Photographs and reports from this year show a particularly beautiful season in the UK, but why has it been just so spectacular? Weather Widespread flooding hits mainland Europe 02 June 2016 Weather Facts and figures from Storm Katie 28 March 2016 In the Spotlight First Global Rainfall and Snowfall Map from NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Mission 03 May 2015 NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission has produced its first global map of rainfall and snowfall.