UK Operational Services

Helping to improve efficiency and safety

Helping to improve efficiency and safety

Met Office services

As the weather can affect the efficiency and profitability of operations, and the health and safety of workers, the Met Office provides a wide range of services including:

  • Pressure fall (including pressure graphs) and weather warnings  e.g. severe rain, frost
  • Hazard forecast
  • 6-14 day forecasts
  • Monthly outlook
  • Talk to a Forecaster
  • Site specific climatology studies
  • Weather sensitivity analysis

Some practical examples of how the Met Office can help you manage PM10 emissions, Environment Agency targets and weather extremes.

Air quality thresholds Air quality thresholds study (PDF, 586 kB)  

Frost warning service Frost Warning Service (PDF, 1 MB)  

Wind climatology study Wind climatology study (PDF, 282 kB)

Business benefits

  • Lower costs of production due to improved efficiencies of site operations, including ability to perform planned maintenance
  • Better information on business risks, based on assessments of future impacts of climate change
  • Greater return on investment over the life cycle of the mine
  • Minimise disruption to operations
  • Maintain or improve health and safety of employees
  • Adhere to legislation and sustainability targets

Contact us: enquiries@metoffice.gov.uk 

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Last updated: 17 April 2012