Explanation of new warning levels
Current Forecast:Thursday, 02 July 2015 16:51
Brighter, fresher conditions with sunny spells are spreading northwards this evening. Scattered showers in the west and north, with some heavy and thundery downpours. However mostly dry in the east with only a slight risk of a shower here. Winds will be light to moderate southerly.
02 July 2015 - Weather Summary for June 2015.Extremely dry in parts, cool overall with high temperatures on the 30th
29 June 2015 - Launch of New Weather SatelliteMSG-4, due for launch on 8 July 2015 is the fourth and final satellite in the Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) series of geostationary satellites, which provides data needed for the ‘nowcasting’ of high impact weather.
12 June 2015 - Updating the World Meteorological Organization International Cloud AtlasThe International Cloud Atlas was developed as a standardized reference document for operational observation systems, which underpin weather forecasts and longer-term climate predictions. It is an important training tool for meteorologists, as well as for those working in aviation and at sea. The roots of the International Cloud Atlas date back to the 19th century.