Met Office

Will we get snow on Christmas Day?
Christmas trees covered with snow
In Depth

Will we get snow on Christmas Day?

Bookmakers shorten odds despite Met Office warning that white Christmas remains ‘unlikely’
4 Dec 2020
When will the rain stop?
Flooding
In Depth

When will the rain stop?

Met Office forecasts more rainfall in first half of March, potentially exacerbating flooding across the UK
26 Feb 2020
Will Met Office supercomputer finally end UK weather chaos?
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In Depth

Will Met Office supercomputer finally end UK weather chaos?

New forecasting project will cost £1.2bn of public money
17 Feb 2020
From Atiyah to Willow: how UK storms get their names
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In Brief

From Atiyah to Willow: how UK storms get their names

British Isles also set to be hit by Kitty, Liam and Dennis in the coming year
6 Sep 2019
West of England and Wales braced for a month’s rain in a day
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In Brief

West of England and Wales braced for a month’s rain in a day

Met Office weather alert warns of strong winds, flooding and travel disruption
16 Aug 2019
Will it snow this week?
Snow
In Brief

Will it snow this week?

Met Office says incoming cold snap could see temperatures drop well below zero
15 Jan 2019
Knife crime: are police or Home Office ultimately to blame?
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In Brief

Knife crime: are police or Home Office ultimately to blame?

Police react with fury after home secretary urges Scotland Yard to ‘step up response’ to violent crime
9 Nov 2018

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When will Storm Helene hit the UK?
Weather
In Depth

When will Storm Helene hit the UK?

Met Office issues yellow weather warning as winds of up to 70mph approach
17 Sep 2018
Undercover policing report mothballed
Met police officers stand to attention for the service's 175th Anniversary in 2004
In Brief

Undercover policing report mothballed

Public inquiry into infiltration of 1,000 political groups since 1968 delayed until 2023
11 May 2018
UK weather: When will the sun return?
People enjoying the sunshine in the UK
In Brief

UK weather: When will the sun return?

Thundery showers set to ruin sunny spell but temperatures will remain warm
7 Jun 2016
Frank and Rhonda: Met Office reveals storm names
UK Storm
In Brief

Frank and Rhonda: Met Office reveals storm names

Naming storms is the Met Office's latest move in raising awareness of dangerous weather conditions
20 Oct 2015
MET OFFICE: No more weather mistakes?
MET Office
In Depth

MET OFFICE: No more weather mistakes?

New £97m computer can perform 16,000 trillion calculations a second and weighs 140 tonnes
28 Oct 2014
Indian summer may follow wet August, say forecasters
Summer day
In Brief

Indian summer may follow wet August, say forecasters

Temperatures could reach 27C this weekend as mini-heatwave holds out promise of an Indian summer
3 Sep 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 3 Jan 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 3 Jan 2013

3 Jan 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 3 Jul 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 3 Jul 2012

3 Jul 2012