Met Office

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Driest February in England since 1993 signals drought ahead, say experts
With little rain forecast for spring and reservoirs still not refilled, drought could be worse than last year

Helena Horton Environment reporter

01, Mar, 2023 @9:41 AM

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John Harries obituary
Physicist who designed and developed innovative instruments that provided evidence of changes in the Earth’s atmosphere

Joanna Haigh

16, Feb, 2023 @4:59 PM

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British weather still confounds forecasting supercomputers
Recent cold spell in the south-east shows how three- to five-day calculations can be wildly incorrect

Paul Brown

03, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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2022 will be warmest year on record in UK, says Met Office
Provisional figures show annual average temperature will exceed previous record set in 2014

Helena Horton and agency

28, Dec, 2022 @2:16 PM

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Warmest Armistice Day ever for England, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Three UK countries ‘way above where we should be for this time of year’ says Met Office forecaster

Damien Gayle Environment correspondent

11, Nov, 2022 @6:06 PM

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Weather patterns may lead to flooding in February, Met Office warns
Government embarks on campaign to raise awareness over weather threat as England remains in drought

Helena Horton Environment reporter

07, Nov, 2022 @1:22 PM

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How will UK’s winter weather forecast affect heating bills?
Met Office due to publish long-term forecast that will give steer on likely energy use in coming months

Sandra Laville

06, Oct, 2022 @1:20 PM

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UK health agency issues new heat alert warning for England
Alert comes as south-east England goes 144 days with little to no rain, the longest in half a century

Gemma McSherry

08, Aug, 2022 @10:11 PM

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‘Reality is scary’: climate culture war heats up for UK meteorologists
TV forecasters have been targeted by climate deniers during recent extreme temperatures

Helena Horton Environment reporter

01, Aug, 2022 @10:26 AM

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Cool periods in UK are warmer than they used to be, say weather experts
Heatwaves around world showing clear evidence of climate crisis, experts say

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

28, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Heatwaves caused by climate crisis may become regular event, says Met Office chief
Chief meteorologist says extreme temperatures ‘entirely consistent’ with human-induced climate crisis

Geneva Abdul

18, Jul, 2022 @8:28 AM

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Pollutionwatch: the sad end of the Met Office’s atmospheric survey plane
Moasa aircraft will no longer measure pollutants over UK after funding was stopped

Gary Fuller

06, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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