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  1. sunshine over fields Met Office meteorologists are predicting a mix of weather for the Easter weekend, with sunshine at first giving way to showers by Bank Holiday Monday.
  2. Photo courtesy of NASA, located at Visible Earth (http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/) A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) examines how society might reduce future greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the most dangerous changes in climate.
  3. New mobile web Following extensive conversations with the public, online users and responders, the Met Office has updated and improved its online forecast services for both desktop computers and mobile devices.

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As the UK's official weather service the Met Office works closely with the media to ensure that the country is aware of, and can cope during, times of extreme weather. The Met Office Press Office provides journalists with accurate and reliable weather and climate information and resources for stories on TV and radio, in print, and online.

Welcome to the Press Office, the Met Office's dedicated resource for journalists. The Press Office works closely with the UK's media to provide journalists with accurate and reliable weather and climate information and resources to support the nations enduring fascination with the weather.

Here on the Press Office web pages you can find our latest news releasesnews archive and the official blog of the Met Office press office. Together they provide journalists and bloggers with the latest weather, climate science and business news and information from the Met Office. You'll also find links to top news stories about the Met Office.

We have a section about the Met Office and what we do, including in-depth stories on a range of issues - from the history of the Met Office to how supercomputers make weather and climate forecasting possible, together with links to our social media community, our contact details and useful links to other media organisations.

Who is the Met Office?
Who is the Met Office? What do we do? In this short video, Dave Britton explains who the Met Office is and what kind of products and services we provide not just to the UK but across the globe.

Last updated: 14 April 2014

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