Record breaking rainfall in December puts 2015 in the top ten wettest years on records going back to 1910
Record breaking rainfall in December puts 2015 in the top ten wettest years on records going back to 1910
Heavy rain and strong winds associated with Storm Frank have affected many parts of the UK
The recent run of unsettled, wet weather will continue this week with Storm Frank on the way
December 2015 has already been exceptionally wet in places, and we have more stormy weather to come this week
A Red 'take action' warning for rainfall has been issued for parts of northern England today.
Unsettled conditions are expected to continue through the festive period with some severe weather possible
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Heavy rain on already saturated ground could result in disruption.
Storm Desmond, the fourth named storm of the season, brings the potential for damaging gusts across northern Britain at times this weekend.
Provisional statistics show that November 2015 was the dullest on record and also quite warm.
The Met Office has won the Big Data/Analytics Project of the Year at the UK IT Industry Awards 2015.
A new online, interactive map offering a look at how climate change may affect hunger up to 2080's is launched at COP21 in Paris this week.
One of the most important climate negotiations since the Kyoto Protocol in 1997 is underway in Paris.
We could see a sharp decline in the intensity of UK summer rainfall when daily (24-hour) average temperatures exceed about 22 ºC.
This week will see unsettled weather continuing to affect the UK as a series of low pressure systems move in from the Atlantic, bringing rain and strong winds at times.
Severe weather warnings have been issued for parts of northern and western UK
Storm Abigail, the first storm named as part of the Name Our Storms project, to bring severe gales to Scotland.
The maps will show the likely location and severity of damaging winds.
Professor Dame Julia Slingo, Met Office Chief Scientist, has been appointed as one of the seven members of a new European Commission Scientific Advice Mechanism group
Met Office data for 2015 so far shows that, for the first time, global mean temperature at the Earth's surface is set to reach 1 °C above pre-industrial levels
The Met Office has launched WOW Schools, a project to help inspire and educate a new generation of scientists.
Met Office scientists have played a key role in compiling a report which studies the causes of dozens of extreme weather events around the world
New research has found human influence on the climate has led to an 11 fold increase in the likelihood of extremely hot spring mean temperatures in northern China
The Met Office has won six customer service awards at the Top 50 Companies for Customer Service Awards 2015.
The Met Office has now been using numerical computer models to forecast the weather for half a century.
The Met Office is leading a new research programme to improve the understanding of Africa's climate
The Met Office is hosting the 'Get Ready for Winter' web pages on behalf of a range of Government departments and voluntary organisations.
The Met Office and Met Eireann are pleased to announce the list of storm names chosen by the public.
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Ex-Hurricane Joaquin is expected to track to the south of UK and have little impact on the UK's weather.
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The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) wants you to send them your cloud images.
Arctic sea ice cover dropped to 4.41 million square kilometres this summer, the 4th lowest Arctic sea ice extent recorded since satellite measurements began in 1979.
A new investigation by the Met Office reveals that the wind energy industry lacks an in depth understanding of complex wind shear and is calling for future collaboration to aid in mitigating its ill effects on an already stressed sector.
Met Office helps enable the safe and timely delivery of goods providing advanced and accurate weather forecast data supporting logistics operations.
Regional temperature and rainfall worldwide will be affected by big changes that are underway in key global climate systems.
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Latest statistics from the Met Office confirm this summer has been cooler and wetter than average
After a dry and warm start, summer 2015 is set to end on an average note with temperatures and rainfall close to normal for the season.
Mix of sunshine and showers for most over the Bank holiday weekend
There are early signs much of the UK will see an improvement in weather over the bank holiday weekend and this will last through much of next week.
The very active typhoon season in the Pacific Ocean has continued with intense typhoons Goni and Atsani tracking across the ocean during the last week
Hot sunshine in places on Saturday is expected to give way to thunderstorms, hail and very heavy rain in some areas
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In the past 24 hours there has been some heavy rainfall across some parts of the UK
Parts of south east England have seen intense downpours today and further heavy rain is expected to affect many parts into Friday.
We can expect mixed fortunes in the weather over the rest of the working week as summer downpours return to most areas for a time
The last of a current series of weather satellites was successfully launched into an orbit tens of thousands of miles above the equator last week.
The Met Office is producing more detailed wind forecasts for offshore wind farms
Met Office scientists will be presenting some of the latest research on climate change as they join experts from around the world at a key science conference in Paris.
A more detailed view of how England and Wales climate is expected to change out to 2100 has been revealed in new research from the Met Office.
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The Met Office is leading a partnership that has won an EU funded contract to provide marine data and services.
The Met Office and the World Bank Group sign a Memorandum of Understanding.
The UK government and the Met Office will join forces with the US Government, NASA and Google to help improve early warning systems for natural disasters across the developing world.
New system installed to improve volcanic ash detection.
Six Met Office staff were honoured at this year's Royal Meteorological Society awards.
The Met Office's world renowned climate research centre is celebrating 25 years at the forefront of global climate science this month.
The UK will see a mixture of sunshine and showers this bank holiday weekend, with temperatures around, or slightly above, average.
The Met Office Chief Scientist has been elected as a Fellow of one of the oldest scientific academies in the world.
After a good deal of dry weather and warm sunshine for much of the UK over the last few days, there is a change in the forecast as we head towards the weekend.
Youngsters are set to camp out at the Met Office this weekend to learn about the science behind weather.
Provisional figures show that April 2015 has been the sunniest in Met Office UK records dating back to 1929.
Sunday 26 April sees the 35th London Marathon, and with a change in the weather coming this weekend, it looks likely that the event will see some rather unsettled conditions.
Met Office meteorologists are forecasting high pressure for much of the Bank Holiday weekend, which means a good deal of dry weather, along with light winds.
As British Science Week gets underway the Met Office is celebrating the cutting edge work it carries out in the field of science.
Weather has a major impact on every stage of a construction project from design to scheduling work or hiring equipment. With this in mind the Met Office is launching a new and unique service
This winter is very likely to be a record breaker. Provisional Met Office statistics show that the UK has had its sunniest winter in records dating back to 1929.
The Met Office and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed an agreement to work together to build greater resilience to weather and climate extremes in some of the most vulnerable countries in the world.
The Met Office has announced the launch of its latest version of Virtual Met Mast™ which is set to offer major increases in accuracy and high resolution modelling in addition to several other significant improvements.
Michelle Spillar, the Met Office's Head of Renewables will be speaking at this year's Energy Now Expo, taking part in a 'Solar Session' chaired by Ray Noble, Director of Solar BIPV Ltd.
The operational and financial performance of a water company is closely linked to the weather and climate - from extreme rain causing drainage issues, to freezing temperatures and snow causing pipes to freeze and burst - therefore it is vital that industry personnel understand forecasts and weather information.
Scientists from the Met Office are taking part in an EU-wide project to provide highly accurate forecasts of solar storms that affect our everyday lives on Earth.
Provisional full-year global mean temperature figures show 2014 was one of the warmest years in a record dating back to 1850.
The Met Office is sharing its water industry expertise at the Water Industry Innovation Conference.
Winds will remain strong today before easing with colder weather taking hold across the UK from tomorrow.
The Met Office has issued a number of severe weather warnings for northern parts of the UK as two Atlantic storms are set to bring strong winds, followed by the potential for snow and icy roads.
The Met Office is sharing its 150 years expertise of marine weather forecasting at this year's London Boat Show, which takes place between 9th and 18th January at the Excel London.
The UK is set to see some very unsettled weather over the next few days as two rapidly deepening Atlantic storms are set to pass just to the north of the country.
Provisional full year figures for 2014 show it is the UK's warmest and fourth wettest year in records dating back to 1910.