Weather Extreme Heat Warnings in the UK 23 July 2021 While many of us dream of hot, summer days, the reality is that extreme heat in the UK can affect our health and infrastructure, with fatal consequences. As spells of hot weather are set to become more prolonged, more frequent and even hotter, the Met Office has introduced a new warning system for extreme heat. Weather The highs, lows and feels of temperature 19 July 2021 Temperature is one of the first things that people look for in weather forecasts. Yet, you may be surprised to learn that the number you look for is almost meaningless in everyday life. Let me explain... Weather The climate risks and impacts facing the UK 12 July 2021 The pace of climate change is outstripping the actions taken to adapt to it. Strong words from the third independent assessment of the UK's climate risks. So what should the Government do next? Weather Midwinter in Antarctica 05 July 2021 Gale force winds, temperatures of -30 °C and weeks of darkness. Winter in Antarctica may not seem like everybody’s cup of tea but for meteorologists, and many scientists alike, the coldest, driest and windiest location on Earth is the place to be. Weather Record-breaking heat in Canada 01 July 2021 Heat, drought, poor air quality, floods and wildfires are expected to worsen with climate change. Western Canada is experiencing all of these in a one week period … while attempting to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year 2021: Setting the scene - optical phenomenon 28 May 2021 Many of the most amazing pictures submitted to 'Weather Photographer of the Year' showcase optical phenomena, but what causes them..? In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year 2021: Setting the scene - mist and fog 21 May 2021 Continuing our series of posts looking at some of the weather themes from the past five years of Weather Photographer of the Year, regular guest writer Frank Barrow takes a look at mist and fog. Weather Think you know your different types of weather? 18 May 2021 The Royal Meteorological Society has teamed up with journal publishers Wiley to test the public’s knowledge of weather and climate through a short online quiz. In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year 2021: Setting the scene - seas & oceans 17 May 2021 Capturing the awesome power of the sea or its majestic beauty is good, but when you can combine the two….