Weather Snap Podcast
A weekly look at the science behind the UK and global weather headlines.
Latest episodes:Sudden stratospheric warming occurs in the southern hemisphere and what is a lee gust? As Storm Dorian approaches the US coast, when does a storm become a hurricane? Atlantic hurricanes and the bank holiday forecast. This week disappearing global ice and a look back at the 1979 Fastnet Yacht race disaster. Temperature records breaking across Europe. What are the effects on the human body and is it due to global warming? Apollo 11 space weather, ants on radar and weather for the Open Golf in Portrush. Thunderstorm warnings in the UK, extreme heat in Alaska and what is a supercell? New heat records set in France, old weather records shed light on climate change and what is St.Elmo's Fire? European heatwave, hot weather for the UK and Glastonbury Festival expecting extensive heat and sun. Flooding in Lincolnshire and Met Office at the Glastonbury Festival. Hurricane season begins, the Asian monsoon season is late and warm weather heads towards the UK. Understanding lightning in India, tornadoes in the US and UK Bank Holiday weather. A record week for UK solar energy and a guide to staying safe when UV levels are high.
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