Weather Life cycle of a storm 28 September 2023 Right now, approximately 2000 thunderstorms are happening around the world. But how does that cute little fluffy cumulus cloud turn into a big threatening thunderhead? Climate In the Spotlight Weather How does climate change affect our winters? 21 September 2023 Frost, ice and snow make for the most magical weather photographs, but will winter wonderlands become a thing of the past in our warming world? Climate In the Spotlight Weather Coral bleaching in the Caribbean 14 September 2023 The record summer heat of 2023 led to unprecedented coral bleaching spanning thousands of miles across the Gulf of Mexico, northern Atlantic Ocean, and the Caribbean Sea, as well as the eastern Pacific Ocean. Allison Chinchar explains why coral reefs are on the front line of climate change. Climate In the Spotlight Weather September heatwave: late summer warmth and spectacular Saharan sunsets 05 September 2023 At the start of September 2023, heatwave conditions developed over parts of the British Isles as temperatures soared both by day and night. But what caused the hot weather and how unusual is it to see temperatures above 30°C in September? In the Spotlight Weather Storm names for 2023/24 announced 01 September 2023 The storm names chosen for the 2023/24 season have been revealed – but will we get any further through the list than B this year, and why do we name storms in the first place? Climate In the Spotlight Weather Updated forecast for Atlantic Hurricane Season 24 August 2023 Mid-August to mid-October marks the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season, and as expected tropical storm activity has recently ramped up. Gemma Plumb takes a look at the new forecast, and whether climate change has played a role this year. Climate Weather How does climate change affect heatwaves? 03 August 2023 What causes heatwaves and how will climate change affect them? Climate In the Spotlight Weather State of the UK Climate 2022 26 July 2023 The State of the UK Climate 2022 report highlights how the UK’s climate continues to change, with recent decades warmer, wetter, and sunnier than the 20th century. Weather World Drowning Prevention Day 25 July 2023 To mark this year’s World Drowning Prevention Day, the Royal Meteorological Society and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution are collaborating to focus on raising awareness on drowning as a public health issue, reminding people that anyone can drown, but no one should.