Here are a collection of frequently asked questions and guides to help utilise the services available on this site.
A guide to each type of forecast and what you can expect from it.
Warnings are issued to help the public make informed decisions that protect their life, welfare and property in the event of severe weather.
Key to warnings
Guide to RSS feeds
The Met Office offers a range of feeds in XML format ("RSS Content") to RSS enabled browsers or news readers.
Guide to email alerts
Users can sign up for email alerts about specific topic areas of the Met Office public web site.