News release archives — 2008

Title Date of issue
2008 global temperature 16 December 2008
A cold start to winter 25 November 2008
A typical British summer 3 April 2008
A winning wavelength 15 May 2008
A year to remember 2 January 2008
Adapting to a changing climate 14 February 2008
Amazon under threat from cleaner air 8 May 2008
Another unsettled week to come 8 September 2008
Atlantic tropical storm season set to top the average 18 June 2008
Awful August 12 August 2008
BA set to reduce icing-related delays with the Met Office 7 January 2008
Be weather-prepared with Safesee 20 August 2008
Bring me sunshine 28 February 2008
Carol crowned queen of weather presenters 13 March 2008
Change of month - change of weather 29 January 2008
Change of month, change of weather 30 January 2008
Christmas is coming 19 December 2008
Clearer view of the future for fund managers 13 October 2008
Climate change and global variability 5 March 2008
Climate change and the Thames Estuary 23 September 2008
Climate change conference goes 'virtual' 25 March 2008
Climate change may devastate crop yields 7 February 2008
Climate change — making your garden grow 4 July 2008
Climate scientists clear up discrepancy in global temperature record 28 May 2008
Climate scientists' warning on air quality 5 December 2008
Cold and showery for Easter 18 March 2008
Cold start to winter 12 December 2008
Cold weather raises alert 28 November 2008
Cold weather to bring more snow 3 December 2008
Could wind power work for you? 7 August 2008
Deforestation and increased fire risk 10 December 2008
El Niño gives colder European winters 9 December 2008
End of British Summer Time ushers in the cold 24 October 2008
Energy industry set for climate change 28 November 2008
Extreme temperatures on the rise 26 March 2008
Facts and figures on exceptional hailstorm 31 October 2008
Flooding fears continue 17 January 2008
Forecasters in Beijing 17 September 2008
Further severe weather to come over the weekend 5 September 2008
Global temperatures 2008: Another top-ten year 3 January 2008
Global warming goes on 23 September 2008
Gustav to regain hurricane status 29 August 2008
Gusty Glastonbury 24 June 2008
Heavy rain expected to hamper emergency response in Burma 14 May 2008
Human influence on climate extends to every continent 3 November 2008
Hurricane Gustav heads for Louisiana 1 September 2008
Hurricane Ike threatens Texas 12 September 2008
Hurricane season in full swing 2 September 2008
IBM to provide next Met Office supercomputer 4 August 2008
Ice follows the rain 21 January 2008
Is global warming all over? 29 April 2008
Latest technique in climate forecasts show decrease in summer rainfall 2 May 2008
Launch for Weather as book gets published 3 November 2008
London marathon 11 April 2008
Met Office Annual Report and Accounts published 3 September 2008
Met Office Chief Executive elected to WMO Executive Council 19 June 2008
Met Office Media gears up for convergent media opportunities 16 June 2008
Met Office advances severe weather forecasting 16 June 2008
Met Office helping the nation stay well 27 December 2008
Met Office makes Times Top 100 17 September 2008
Met Office to play key role in flood forecasting 17 December 2008
Met Office warns of colder weather 27 October 2008
Met Office welcomes Pitt Review recommendations 25 June 2008
Move up a gear with the Met Office 23 September 2008
New Chief Scientist at the Met Office 22 July 2008
New Climate Change Centre launched 19 November 2008
New Year, no change 29 December 2008
New vision of climate change through Google Earth 19 June 2008
Observing the world with the Met Office 25 March 2008
Oceans may provide clues to future rainfall 24 October 2008
Ofcom verdict on climate change programme 21 July 2008
On-demand weather service for mobile 26 November 2008
Pacific continues to influence climate 30 December 2008
Paying the carbon debt 17 July 2010
Play is suspended? 2 July 2008
Reducing our emissions 1 December 2008
Safe flying with the Met Office experts 13 August 2008
Severe Weather Update 9 March 2008
Severe gales return to the UK 11 March 2008
Severe weather brings risk of coastal flooding 7 March 2008
Severe weather continues into next week 18 January 2008
Stay away from the coast 8 March 2008
Temporary respite before more rain 16 January 2008
The Thames Barrier - 25 years on 1 February 2008
Trend of mild winters continues 25 September 2008
Tropical Storms head for the States 29 August 2008
UK braced for more severe weather 10 March 2008
Weather survey for Scotland's roads 20 November 2008
Wet summer could end with a bang 29 August 2008
Will our 'awful August' end on a high? 21 August 2010