Met Office – News Releases

  • Ex-hurricane Ophelia impacts the UK
    Ex-Hurricane Ophelia will bring stormy conditions to western parts of the UK today (Monday 16 October).... Read more »
  • 30th Anniversary of the 1987 Storm
    While the ‘Great Storm’ of 15 and 16 October 1987 is still one of the most talked about weather events in living memory it was also a wake-up call for the Met Office and other organisations. It helped identify gaps in severe weather forecasting capability and highlighted the need... Read more »
  • A Pacific flip triggers the end of the recent slowdown
    Following three record years for global surface mean temperature in 2014-2016, the observed recent slowdown in average global temperature has ended.... Read more »