Frequently asked questions and Guides
Here are a collection of frequently asked questions and guides to help utilise the services available on this site.
Frequently asked questions
- Help using this site
- Frequently asked questions
- Weather and forecasts
- Climate change and climate science
- Units of measurement
A guide to each type of forecast and what you can expect from it.
Warnings are issued to help the public make informed decisions that protect their life, welfare and property in the event of severe weather.
RSS Feeds and Email Alerts
RSS feeds from the Met Office
The Met Office offers a range of feeds in XML format ("RSS Content") to RSS enabled browsers or news readers.
Guide to email alert service
Users can sign up for email alerts about specific topic areas of the Met Office public web site.