This section includes useful resources for journalists on some of the most commonly covered subjects including forecasting, climate change and our supercomputers.
Who we are and where we come from.
A list of just some of the things we do at the Met Office.
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A series of live programmes on BBC 2 this week will discover what it takes to keep the world's busiest international airport running, including how weather affects operations every day.
A new Channel 4 documentary, Human Swarm reveals new evidence that suggests that our collective behaviour is driven by the powerful force of the weather.
We have teamed up with the Telegraph to produce two stunning guides to the weather, free inside The Telegraph on 9 & 10 March 2013.
As the UK's official weather service we play a vital role in helping the country be aware of, and cope during, times of extreme weather.
Throughout this autumn the Science and Technology Select Committee at the House of Commons has been carrying out a review into the role of the Met Office and its science. After hearing extensive evidence the committee is now preparing a detailed report.
What is a drought? Who is responsible for what during a drought. Droughts and climate change.
Supercomputers have become fundamental to modern forecasting.
Dr Vicky Pope discusses how climate science information should be used to help decision-makers.
Even as world leaders in forecasting, there are sometimes limitations to what we can predict. Instead we highlight the confidence in a weather forecast to give people a clear picture of any uncertainties.
The Met Office works with international partners around the world to maintain its world leading science and research.
The 31 January marks the 60th anniversary of the East coast floods - described as the worst national peacetime disaster to hit the UK.
Weather highlights from 2012 including the hottest day, wettest month and deepest snow.