An introduction to wind - from what makes it blow to where gets the most wind in the UK.
Find out what makes the wind blow and the differences between small scale and large scale winds.
The jet stream consists of ribbons of very strong winds which move weather systems around the globe. Find out more about the jet stream and watch our explainer video.
Find out more about the UK's windiest places.
Wind chill factor takes into account wind speeds and humidity to assess how the human body actually feels temperature.
Find out more about what to do in severe wind in our infographic.
Find out the fascinating names for local winds around the world and where and when they happen.
Last updated: 4 December 2013