In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year 2021: Setting the scene - Storm Chasing 16 June 2021 Some of the most dramatic photos submitted to Weather Photographer of the Year are those of storms. Paul Knightley reveals the secrets of storm chasing and his near miss with a deadly tornado In the Spotlight An ill wind: A look back at the Great Storm of 1987 14 October 2020 Mark Riddaway tells the story of the most famous British weather event of recent history. Weather Storm Names for 2020-2021 Announced 02 September 2020 The Met Office, along with partners Met Éireann and KNMI have revealed the list of storm names for the UK, Ireland and Netherlands for the next season. Weather Pyrocumulonimbus Clouds 15 July 2020 You may have heard this term in the media during the Arctic heatwave this year. But what are pyrocumulonimbus clouds and how are they formed? Weather What causes Lightning? 17 June 2020 We explore what causes lightning and the conditions needed for different types of lightning. Weather Convective Storms 10 June 2020 Convective storms or Thunderstorms, as they are more commonly referred to in the UK, are severe local storms associated with thunder, lightning, heavy rain, hail, strong winds and sudden changes in temperature. Weather Cyclone Harold 14 April 2020 Extensive damage has been reported in Fiji as Cyclone Harold’s trail of destruction through the Southern Pacific continues. 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 Hurricane Force Winds and Heavy Snow: A Weather Bomb Hits Iceland 17 December 2019 Thousands of people were left without power in Iceland last week as a weather bomb slammed the country.