In-depth case studies of high profile severe weather events that have affected the UK in the last few years. The actions we took to help services ensure public safety.
We take an in-depth look into what happened, the impacts of the weather and what the Met Office did in the run up to, and during, the severe weather.
We forecast that a severe storm would affect southern England in late October 2013.
As forecast, heavy snow caused disruption in many areas of the UK in mid January
Olympic organisers and athletes have praised the Met Office for accurate forecasts during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Between the 2nd and 5th of June 2012, Her Majesty The Queen celebrated 60 years of her reign.
An Atlantic storm brought storm force winds to the UK in December 2011. Our accurate forecast and warnings meant the areas affected were well prepared when the storm arrived.
A period of unseasonably warm, settled weather in late September and early October brought sunshine and temperatures of up 29.9 C to many parts of the UK.
Hurricane Katia reached the UK as a post-tropical storm, causing strong winds and heavy rain. Accurate forecasts from the Met Office helped people prepare and stay safe.
Officials at The Open Championship have praised the Met Office for the 'first class' service providing spot-on forecasts during a tournament of challenging weather.
It has been a busy year for the Centre Court roof and the Met Office forecasters at this year's Wimbledon.
From leaden skies and pouring rain to sunshine and soaring temperatures, the weather at Glastonbury 2011 was a typically mixed affair.
The Met Office played a key role when the Grímsvötn volcano in Iceland erupted in May 2011.
We take a look at some of the weather warnings we put out and the subsequent weather.
When the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland erupted, weather conditions meant that the volcanic ash covered a large area of Europe.
Winter 2009/10 was the most severe in the UK for over 30 years - the coldest since 1978/79.
Heavy rain and gales affected many parts of north-west Britain from 18-20 November 2009, causing widespread flooding.
Find out what caused the cold snap and heavy snow in February 2009 and how we were able to forecast it so well.
In August and September 2008 there were major floods in parts of the UK when exceptionally large amounts of rain fell in very short periods.
Keeping a close eye on the weather conditions in the North Sea meant we were able to forecast a major storm surge.
In Summer 2007 some parts of the UK were badly flooded. The Met Office forecast the exceptional rainfall and helped advise those dealing with the impacts.
Through the winter of 2013/2014, the UK experienced spells of extreme weather as a succession of major winter storms brought widespread impacts to the UK.
Last updated: 4 March 2014