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Met Office: United Kingdom's national weather service
The Meteorological Office, abbreviated as the Met Office is the United Kingdom's national weather service. It is an executive agency and trading fund of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy led by CEO Penelope Endersby, who took on the role as Chief Executive in December 2018, the first woman to do so. The Met Office makes meteorological predictions across all timescales from weather forecasts to climate change.

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CO2 concentration set for biggest annual rise, fueled by Australian bushfires

The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere this year is likely to show one of the largest annual rises since measurements began in 1958, partly fueled by Australian bushfires, according to..
Reuters - Published

Australia's bushfires contribute to record surge in global emissions: UK Met Office

The Met Office in Britain says emissions from the Australian bushfires have contributed up to one-fifth of a record annual increase in global emissions.
SBS - Published Also reported by •Reuters

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Storm Jorge to bring 70mph winds and heavy rain to UK [Video]Storm Jorge to bring 70mph winds and heavy rain to UK

Flood-hit communities will face further heavy rain and strong winds as Storm Jorge makes its way across the UK over the weekend. Parts of Wales and northern England could see between 60 to 80mm of rain..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:13Published

Storm Dennis: River Taff bursts its banks in South Wales [Video]Storm Dennis: River Taff bursts its banks in South Wales

Storm Dennis has caused the River Taff to burst its banks in Pontypridd, South Wales, causing severe flooding. The Met Office has issued amber alerts - meaning people must be prepared to change plans..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published

UK braces for more severe weather as Storm Dennis arrives [Video]UK braces for more severe weather as Storm Dennis arrives

Disruption to transport is expected as heavy rain and strong winds are set to batter the UK for a second consecutive weekend. The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings ahead of the arrival of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published

Storm Dennis to strike just a week after Ciara [Video]Storm Dennis to strike just a week after Ciara

The fourth named storm of the 2019-20 season, Dennis, is set to bring a second consecutive weekend of wet and windy weather after Ciara struck the UK with winds of up to 97mph. Gusts of 50mph are..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:48Published

Snow sweeps into UK and Ireland after Storm Ciara [Video]Snow sweeps into UK and Ireland after Storm Ciara

Snow has hit parts of Ireland and Scotland, just hours after the countries felt the full effects of Storm Ciara. The Met Office has issued yellow warnings of snow and wind across most of Scotland on..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

Storm Ciara: Floods and disruption across the UK as snow on the way [Video]Storm Ciara: Floods and disruption across the UK as snow on the way

Widespread flooding and winds of more than 90 miles per hour have caused severe disruption as Storm Ciara batters the UK. Strong gusts will continue to hit Northern Ireland and most of Scotland after..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:59Published

UK braces for arrival of Storm Ciara [Video]UK braces for arrival of Storm Ciara

Storm Ciara is expected to batter the UK with heavy rain and gales this weekend. The Met Office is predicting there will be disruption to flights, trains and ferries, damage to buildings and a “good..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published

Storm Brendan continues to cause disruption as River Avon bursts banks [Video]Storm Brendan continues to cause disruption as River Avon bursts banks

Drone footage shows vehicles negotiating the flooded B4069 road at Christian Malford in Wiltshire after the River Avon has burst its banks. Parts of the UK have been hit by flooding in the wake of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:15Published

Storm Brendan causes chaos in Ireland [Video]Storm Brendan causes chaos in Ireland

Gusts of up to 80mph could hit parts of the UK as Storm Brendan sweeps in, prompting the Met Office to issue a weather warning. The Republic of Ireland has been hit by the storm, with Met Eireann..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:37Published

The oceanic current that regulates Europe's climate might seize up within a century: study [Video]The oceanic current that regulates Europe's climate might seize up within a century: study

The North Atlantic Current is a vast flow of warm seawater from the Gulf of Mexico that makes northwestern Europe's mild climate possible.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:08Published

 

British temperatures hit a record for the month of July: Met Office

Temperatures in Britain hit their highest ever in the month of July on Thursday, reaching of 36.9 degrees Celsius (98.42 degrees Fahrenheit), Britain's Met Office said.
Reuters - Published

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