Met Office News Releases
Published:Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:08:00 GMT
A number of national severe weather warnings have been issued this week as a series of low pressure systems bring a combination of wind and rain across the UK.
Published:Tue, 31 Jul 2018 14:14:00 GMT
Although the weather story this month has been the prolonged heatwave provisional temperature data tell us this July is only the third warmest on record.
Published:Tue, 26 Jun 2018 13:22:00 GMT
High pressure is continuing to bring warm, dry and sunny weather to the vast majority of the UK, with temperatures having reached at least 30 Celsius in all four nations over the last few days.
Published:Tue, 24 Jul 2018 09:24:00 GMT
According to the Eyecare Trust, Children’s eyes are 10 times more sensitive to the sun’s UV rays than their skin but, in a recent Met Office survey, most people in the UK have confessed to not knowing how damaging UV can be to eyes.
Published:Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:47:00 GMT
The Met Office and Met Éireann, today reveal the list of storm names for the coming season.
Published:Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:19:00 GMT
This week sees an end to the current spell of hot weather in the southeast as cooler, fresher conditions already in place over some areas, spreads across all parts of the country from tomorrow.
Published:Thu, 26 Jul 2018 16:08:00 GMT
Very hot conditions will continue across central, eastern and southeastern parts of the England until the end of the week, but the heat will trigger intense thunderstorms in some areas.
Published:Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:02:00 GMT
The second named storm of the season.
Published:Thu, 02 Aug 2018 07:56:00 GMT
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Published:Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:48:00 GMT
Many parts of the UK are in for a wet and windy week, with a number of low pressure systems crossing the Atlantic bringing unsettled weather, particularly to the north and west of the country.
Published:Mon, 02 Jul 2018 15:49:00 GMT
Hot weather remains in the forecast for much of the UK. Although temperatures won’t be quite as hot as last week, they will continue to remain well above average and it will remain largely dry.
Published:Fri, 31 Aug 2018 08:53:00 GMT
Update: Having further assessed the temperature data for the UK as a whole for summer 2018 the figures are so close that we are declaring it as the joint hottest on record together with 2006, 2003 and 1976.
Published:Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:48:00 GMT
Thunderstorms in places today mark the end to the heatwave and herald a more changeable weekend, with a wet and windy Sunday for many.
Published:Fri, 24 Aug 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Up to 11 million British families are planning a last-minute getaway this bank holiday weekend.
Published:Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:51:00 GMT
It’s been a long hot summer for many in the UK this year, but where does 2018 stand in comparison to previous record summers?
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