In the Spotlight State of the Climate 2019 11 March 2020 The State of the Climate Report 2019 has been released by the World Meteorological Organization, and it makes for sober reading. Weather How a weather forecast made history - the D-Day Landings It is a little known fact that perhaps one of the most important weather forecasts ever made was the one for D-Day, the Allied invasion of France. In the Spotlight Spring 2020: What will the Weather Be? 04 March 2020 After the wettest February on record in the UK, which helped to drag the whole winter 2019-2020 to the fifth wettest winter on record, it would be nice if spring brought us some brighter and calmer conditions. Weather Cloud names and cloud classifications How are clouds classified? Weather The Beaufort Scale How is wind speed measured? Weather Weather forecasting What methods are used for forecasting the weather? Weather How can you make high quality weather observations? Guidelines for observing the weather Climate Atmospheric Rivers and Flooding 26 February 2020 An immediate evacuation is taking place in Ironbridge, Shropshire today, as concerns rise that the temporary barriers of the River Severn are buckling under the force of the water. In the Spotlight Squall Lines and Storm Ciara 12 February 2020 With two deaths, serious flooding and tens of thousands of homes losing power, Storm Ciara has hit the UK hard.