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Do I need a brolly? Google uses AI to try to improve two-hour rain forecasts
‘Precipitation nowcasting’ is attempt to predict weather more accurately in short term

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

29, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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I rely on the Met Office to bring me sunshine | Brief letters
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19, Aug, 2021 @5:38 PM

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Highest recorded temperature of 48.8C in Europe apparently logged in Sicily
Reading at monitoring station in Syracuse unverified but comes amid heatwave in last few days

Phoebe Weston and Jonathan Watts

11, Aug, 2021 @7:31 PM

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Extreme weather will be the norm and UK is not prepared, scientists warn
Last year was first to be in top 10 for heat, rain and sunshine, as scientists say UK’s mild climate is at an end

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

28, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Beware summer! As climate crisis deepens, attitudes to season shift
Season now has a health warning and people may lose associations of joy, relaxation and celebration

Jonathan Watts

24, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Heatwave deaths set to soar as UK summers become hotter
Met Office warning over impact of global heating prompts calls for action to protect elderly and vulnerable

Robin McKie

30, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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UK weather: May on track to be wettest on record with more rain to come
Rainfall totals across UK exceed monthly average with flood warnings in England and Wales

Rhi Storer

21, May, 2021 @10:52 AM

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Snow brightens UK landscapes, but Covid precautions 'still necessary'
With much of the country under a blanket of snow, police warn the public to stick to the rules

Matthew Weaver

24, Jan, 2021 @1:24 PM

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Why competition doesn't guarantee accurate winter weather forecasts
Volatile weather is to blame for wild differences in BBC and ITV bulletins

Paul Brown

09, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Climate crisis: 2020 was joint hottest year ever recorded
Global heating continued unabated despite Covid lockdowns, with record Arctic wildfires and Atlantic tropical storms

Damian Carrington Environment editor

08, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Met Office mocked for giving storm Welsh name meaning sunshine
Met Office choice of Heulwen for its 2020-21 storm season draws criticism after Wales was badly flooded last winter

Steven Morris

02, Sep, 2020 @11:58 AM

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Climate crisis exerting increasing impact on UK, says Met Office
Extreme heat, less frost and snow, and trees coming into leaf earlier among signs in 2019

Damian Carrington Environment editor

30, Jul, 2020 @11:01 PM

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