Climate Weather Key findings from the latest IPCC Report 11 August 2021 Prof Liz Bentley, Chief Executive of the Royal Meteorological Society, presents some of the key findings from the recent IPCC 6th Assessment Report Weather What is a heat dome? 11 August 2021 The scorching heat, record-breaking temperatures and wildfires that have devastated parts of North America and Europe this summer have been attributed to a “heat dome”. But what exactly is a heat dome and how do they form? 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. Weather Heatwaves 28 June 2021 A heatwave is a prolonged period of abnormally high temperatures, relative to the expected conditions at that given time and place. The exact definition varies around the world, but all heatwaves are classed as extreme weather events. Citizen Science The Weather Forecasting Game Returns! 07 June 2021 Calling all weather enthusiasts and wannabe forecasters! 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. Weather Sting Jets 17 November 2020 We take a look at the 'Sting in the tail' to some active depressions with 'broken' fronts! Weather Aurora Borealis 11 November 2020 What causes these amazing light shows seen mainly in polar regions, but sometimes in the UK too?