Met Office News Releases
Published:Wed, 31 Oct 2018 14:45:00 GMT
The support the Met Office provided Heathrow Airport during the 2017/18 winter has been recognised with a prestigious award.
Published:Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:43:00 GMT
In a marked change from the mild weather many of us have been experiencing so far this autumn, conditions are turning much colder as we head into the weekend.
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:Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:52:00 GMT
The third storm of the 18/19 season has been named.
Published:Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:52:00 GMT
Today’s launch of the newest EUMETSAT weather satellite continues the development of a programme which gives the UK’s Met Office access to world-leading weather data from polar orbit.
The Metop-C satellite was launched from the European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana. It completes a network of three platforms flying in a polar orbit at an altitude of 817km, which enables global observations of weather and atmospheric composition, and monitoring of ocean and land surfaces.
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, 02 Oct 2018 11:10:00 GMT
Met Office staff members have hit the beach this week, to mark the start of their new charity partnership with Surfers Against Sewage.
Published:Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:02:00 GMT
The second named storm of the season.
Published:Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:27:00 GMT
The Met Office has issued an Amber Weather Warning for rain for much of South Wales for Friday and Saturday
Published:Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:22:00 GMT
A new report by the Met Office, published today, reveals further details about changes in the UK’s climate since the 1960s. By documenting temperature and rainfall climate extremes, including periods of warmth, cold and spells of wet or dry weather, the report reveals changes in some types of extreme weather.
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, 08 Oct 2018 07:52:00 GMT
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on 1.5°C of global warming.
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, 26 Oct 2018 12:37:00 GMT
The cold snap expected for the weekend could bring tricky conditions for road and rail travellers in some parts of the country, as the Met Office warns people to get ready for a sharp drop in temperatures.
Published:Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:48:00 GMT
So far this month, temperatures across the country have been mild for the time of year, but from next week - it’s going to feel a lot more seasonal.
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