Climate In the Spotlight Weather Podcast: Everyday Ways to Save Our Planet 30 June 2022 In this MetMatters podcast, Kirsty McCabe grabs Britain's busiest broadcast meteorologist Laura Tobin for a quick chat about her book and get some advice on ways to save our planet. In the Spotlight Weather Summer solstice and seasonal lag 22 June 2022 Why isn't the summer solstice the warmest day of the year? Kirsty McCabe takes a closer look at the longest day of the year. Climate Weather Heatwaves: how unusual is it to get high temperatures in June? 15 June 2022 The heat is on, and it’s surprisingly warm across much of the UK for this early in the summer. Kirsty McCabe explains how unusual it is to get June temperatures into the 30s and why hot weather is so dangerous. In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year 2022: Behind previous winning images – rainbows 09 June 2022 They are probably the most popular optical phenomena, so here is our MetMatters guide to how rainbows form with some stunning examples from last year's competition. In the Spotlight Weather Why do clouds form? Part 3: Large and slow; small and fast 01 June 2022 Cloud formation is beautiful to watch but harder to explain. In the third and final part of a series of articles, Frank Barrow explains the processes behind the formation of clouds in our atmosphere. Climate In the Spotlight Weather Jubilee weather review - long to rain over us or fit for a Queen? 26 May 2022 2022 marks the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and given we are the 'Royal' Meteorological Society, MetMatters has looked back at the British weather on previous Jubilee celebrations. In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year 2022: Behind previous winning images – thunderstorms and lightning 18 May 2022 Lightning strikes and storm clouds make for dramatic and winning weather photos. Did you know that 100 lightning bolts strike the planet every second? In the Spotlight Weather Weather Photographer of the Year 2022: Behind last year's winning images - mist and fog 12 May 2022 Mist and fog have been the subject of previous winners of the Weather Photographer of the Year competition, but can you tell which is which? Climate In the Spotlight Weather Shifting the baseline for UK heatwaves 11 May 2022 In response to our warming climate, the Met Office has updated their heatwave thresholds. But is this masking the impact of climate change? Mark McCarthy explains what's really going on.