Climate In the Spotlight Weather Long-range weather forecasts 13 April 2022 We all know that weather forecasting isn’t an exact science, whether we’re talking about tomorrow, next week or next month. Matt Hugo explains what long-range forecasting is really about. Climate Climate Modelling 15 December 2020 How is Earth’s climate modelled and how does modelling help our understanding? Climate What is El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO)? 04 November 2020 How can the sea temperature in the Pacific change the weather across the World? Weather The Jet Stream 23 September 2020 What is the jet stream and how does it have such an impact on our weather? Simon Lee reminds us. Climate Global Atmospheric Circulation 04 August 2020 The weather we get on earth is driven by the sun’s energy; the atmosphere is heated by the sun and spun by the rotation of the earth. Climate Floods, Bushfires and the Indian Ocean Dipole 04 December 2019 The recent horrendous bush fires in Australia and the extensive flooding in East Africa are likely to have the same root cause – the Indian Ocean Dipole. Climate RMetS Podcast: El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Interview with Adam Scaife 08 June 2018 Episode 8 - El Niño: Interview with Adam Scaife Climate Unprecedented weakening of North Atlantic circulation 13 April 2018 New evidence suggests that this circulation system is in a weakened state that is unprecedented in the past 1,600 years. In the Spotlight 2017: the warmest year on record without an El Niño 18 January 2018 Confirmation that 2017 was the warmest year without an El Niño boost has come from the Met Office Hadley Centre and UEA.