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El Nino - What is it?
 
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What is El Nino and what does it mean? In this animated video, we explain what El Nino is and how it affects weather around the world. To find out about La Nina, watch our video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NXWhBpETZY To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/metofficepodcasts
Views: 1239205 Met Office - Weather
What is the Polar Vortex
 
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Alex explains the Polar Vortex.
Views: 75870 Met Office - Weather
Weather fronts explained
 
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In this series of videos, Tom Howard shows how to create different experiments to explain the science behind weather. In this video, Tom explains an experiment that demonstrates weather fronts. For more information visit our education website http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/education/
Views: 62027 Met Office - Weather
How does rain form and what is the water cycle?
 
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How does rain form? What is the water cycle? This animated video explains how rain forms and explains how rainfall, evaporation and condensation all form part of the water cycle. Find out more about rain and clouds at http://bit.ly/1gGcoyp
Views: 856452 Met Office - Weather
How to read a synoptic chart
 
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Ever wondered how to read a synoptic chart? In this video forecaster Charlie explains what the symbols and lines mean and how he uses them to forecast the weather. You can see surface pressure charts for the UK at http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/surface-pressure If you want to learn more about air masses and weather front by watching these explainers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvk-hBFnBTI and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7Ewqm0YHUI
Views: 217877 Met Office - Weather
How does the climate system work?
 
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An animation to explain how the climate system works. For more information on weather and climate, visit www.metoffice.gov.uk
Views: 240700 Met Office - Weather
Blocking Weather Patterns
 
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In meteorology, blocks are areas of pressure that remain stationary and distort the usual progression of weather systems. Blocks were in place in the long, hot summer of 1976 and the freezing winter of 1963.
Views: 11986 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead – Signs of Spring, a dry week for most.
 
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Not much rain this week and with rising temperatures comes a hint of Spring. It will be breezy at times in the west and some rain may head across the UK as we go into the weekend. Alex Deakin has the details. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 9411 Met Office - Weather
Hail and hailstones
 
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How big are hailstones and how do they form? Learn about hailstones in this fun video for kids. Find out more about hail and hailstones at http://bit.ly/1gGcoyp To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/metofficepodcasts
Views: 104221 Met Office - Weather
Snow and snowflakes
 
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Learn when snowfall happens and how snow forms in this fun video for kids. Find out more about snow and snowflakes at http://bit.ly/1gGcoyp To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/metofficepodcasts
Views: 76748 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead – Exceptionally mild later this week 18/02/19
 
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It’s remarkable how different the weather will be during the last week of February compared to the same period in 2018. Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern has the forecast for the upcoming week. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 11049 Met Office - Weather
What are weather fronts?
 
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What are weather fronts? What kind of weather do they bring? In this video, James Chubb explains what weather fronts are and the kinds of weather they bring. For information on weather and climate visit www.metoffice.gov.uk
Views: 361911 Met Office - Weather
What are hurricanes, typhoons and tropical cyclones?
 
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What are hurricanes, typhoons and tropical cyclones and how do they form? James Chubb explains how we classify the different storms and how they are formed.
Views: 493540 Met Office - Weather
Thermal wind demonstration
 
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In this series of videos, Tom Howard shows how to create different experiments to explain the science behind weather. In this video, Tom explains an experiment that demonstrates the thermal wind. For more information visit our education website http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/education/
Views: 20405 Met Office - Weather
What is a Sudden Stratospheric Warming and how does it work?
 
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Adam Scaife explains the phenomenon of Sudden Stratospheric Warming with the help of animation. Find out more about Sudden Stratospheric Warming on our website http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/learn-about-the-weather/sudden-stratospheric-warming
Views: 13749 Met Office - Weather
Storm Freya later this weekend 01/03/19
 
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The Met Office have named Storm Freya because of the risk of disruptive and dangerous winds later Sunday and into Monday for parts of the UK. Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern looks at what we can expect. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 29643 Met Office - Weather
Week Ahead – A cold week with April showers
 
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The clocks have gone forward but there’s no sign of summer time this week, it’ll be a cold week with plenty of showers. The showers will be thundery with hail and some sleet and snow on hills and it will often be blustery too. To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/metofficepodcasts
Views: 9486 Met Office - Weather
Storm Gareth will bring the UK potentially disruptive winds this week
 
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More wind and rain to come this week and Storm Gareth will bring particularly strong winds on Tuesday night and Wednesday, travel disruption and large waves are likely. Alex Deakin has the details. To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/metofficepodcasts
Views: 23800 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead – how long will the exceptional warmth continue? 25/02/19
 
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It’s been an exceptional start to the week with widespread sunshine and record-breaking temperatures. How long will this winter warm spell continue? Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern has this week’s forecast for the week ahead.
Views: 12686 Met Office - Weather
10 Day Trend – Jet stream dives south 22/05/19
 
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The jet stream is on the move and, during the upcoming long weekend, it’s likely to move to the south of the British Isles. The next 10 days are likely to be quite different compared to the same time last year – but it won’t be a washout either. Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern presents this week’s 10 Day Trend. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 13449 Met Office - Weather
10 Day trend – High pressure keeping things dry but for how long 13/02/19
 
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Apart from a brief change on Sunday and Monday, High pressure will dominate the UK weather for the next 10 days, this means much of the time will be dry. Alex Deakin has the details. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 14636 Met Office - Weather
10 Day Trend – clocks spring forward, temperatures fall back 27/03/19
 
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It’s the shortest weekend of the year this weekend – we lose an hour as the clocks spring forward. But for some, as British Summer Time begins, wintry showers return. Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern has the 10 Day Trend. To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/metofficepodcasts
Views: 12944 Met Office - Weather
What is a monsoon?
 
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60% of the world’s population live in a monsoonal climate, with well-defined dry and wet seasons. What is a monsoon and what causes such a dramatic seasonal change in weather? Met Office meteorologists Clare Nasir and Aidan McGivern explain all.
Views: 44556 Met Office - Weather
What is the jet stream and how does it work?
 
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What is the jet stream? How does the jet stream affect our weather in the UK? This animation explains how the jet stream works. For more information on weather and climate visit www.metoffice.gov.uk
Views: 536254 Met Office - Weather
History of the Shipping Forecast
 
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We look at the history of the Met Office shipping forecast.
Views: 11317 Met Office - Weather
10 Day Trend – Easterly winds next week 03/04/19
 
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This week’s lively April showers will ease as we approach the weekend as they are replaced by high pressure to the north of the UK and easterly winds. But what kind of weather will these easterly winds bring? To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/metofficepodcasts
Views: 11530 Met Office - Weather
10 day trend – Back to normal… 27/02/19
 
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Following the record-breaking winter warmth of recent days, it’s back to normal as March begins. Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern has this week’s 10 day trend.
Views: 13826 Met Office - Weather
how hurricanes impact the UK
 
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Although the waters surrounding the British Isles are too cold to sustain actual hurricanes, we can be impacted by the tropical moisture associated with ex-hurricanes. Find out more with Met Office Meteorologist Aidan McGivern.
Views: 9171 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead - Another wintry week with snow for many 28/01/19
 
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This week will remain cold with ice and some snow expected and warnings in force. Alex Deakin talks through the details over the coming days. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 25619 Met Office - Weather
10 Day trend – In like a lion? 06/03/19
 
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An old weather proverb claims the March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. So far, so true this March. But how wet and windy will it be during the next ten days? Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern has the 10 day trend. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/about-us/press-office/media-resources/podcasts To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 18874 Met Office - Weather
Cloud spotting guide
 
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How do clouds form? How can you tell one cloud from another? In this video, James Chubb explains how clouds form and how to tell one cloud from another. For your own cloud spotting guide, you can download an info graphic at http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/clouds/cloud-spotting-guide
Views: 93525 Met Office - Weather
Week Ahead – A stormy week with further very strong winds and heavy rain
 
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This weeks sees more weather warnings in force as more bouts of heavy rain and strong winds affect the UK. Storm Gareth will be the main feature but it stays unsettled at least until the weekend. Alex Deakin has the details. To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/metofficepodcasts
Views: 9667 Met Office - Weather
Heavy thundery showers in the southeast
 
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Meteorologist Charles Powell takes a look at the thundery showers in the southeast last night, and what we can expect later today.
Views: 6999 Met Office - Weather
10 Day trend – Cold winds… but will they bring snow? 23/01/19
 
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After a brief milder interlude during Friday and Saturday, the cold winds return from Sunday. But how cold? And will these be snow-bearing winds? Wind direction will be crucial for the forecast later next week, as Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern explains. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 33994 Met Office - Weather
10 Day trend - Spring sunshine on the way 20/02/19
 
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Some warmth will return to the UK in the coming days but there’ll be some foggy mornings too. The dry weather should last most of next week but the wind direction will be key to how the last week of February feels. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 13481 Met Office - Weather
Thursday morning forecast 04/04/19
 
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04 April- National weather forecast presented by Aidan McGivern
Views: 3478 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead – Turning colder… 14/01/19
 
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We are halfway through winter and it’s been a consistently mild winter so far. However, the likelihood of cold spells of weather increases during the rest of the season and the first cold spell is expected later this week. Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern has the details. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 18108 Met Office - Weather
10 Day trend – Calmer weather next week 13/03/19
 
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More wet and windy for the rest of this week but then something a little calmer should arrive next week, there will be a return to frosty nights too. Alex Deakin has the details. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/metofficepodcasts To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 13079 Met Office - Weather
10 Day Trend – Easter warmth… and beyond 17/04/19
 
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As the sunshine returns, temperatures will climb during the rest of this week and into the start of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. How high will those temperatures go and how long will the sunshine last? To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/metofficepodcasts
Views: 12967 Met Office - Weather
What is Sudden Stratospheric Warming?
 
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Adam Scaife the phenomenon of Sudden Stratospheric Warming. Find out more about Sudden Stratospheric Warming on our blog http://metofficenews.wordpress.com/2013/01/08/what-is-a-sudden-stratospheric-warming-ssw/
Views: 25652 Met Office - Weather
How to make a cloud in a bottle - 60 Second Science
 
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Did you know you can make your own cloud at home? All you need is a bottle, some water and matches. Met Office meteorologist Alex Deakin takes you through the process. You can find more weather experiments to try at home on the Met Office website: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/weather-for-kids/experiments
Views: 15288 Met Office - Weather
10 Day Trend - Exceptional heat and thunderstorms for some 25/07/18
 
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Is there an end in sight to this remarkable summer or will the hot sunshine continue into next week? Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern examines the likely trends in our weather during the next ten days. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 26562 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead – Turning colder but will there be any snow?
 
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A colder spell of weather is coming. The New Year brings colder air across the UK and the return of frosts and fog. High pressure will dominate which also means it is will stay dry for most. Alex Deakin has the details for the first week of 2019. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 20785 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead – How long will the sunshine last?
 
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A sunny few days ahead and it’ll get a little warmer too be aware that UV levels will be high. There’s some uncertainty about when the weather patterns will shift but a change is on the way by the end of the week. Alex Deakin explains.
Views: 10238 Met Office - Weather
10 Day trend – Cold northerlies, but for how long? 01/05/19
 
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A highly amplified jet stream will help to drag cold winds from north of Norway towards the UK for the start of the long weekend. Overnight frosts return and it will feel chilly in the wind – but there is some good news in the forecast for those who have outdoor plans. The jet stream changes shape again next week – what could this mean for the UK’s weather? Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern has this week’s 10 Day Trend. The forecast and any weather warnings within this video are accurate at time of recording. To learn more about the history of meteorology and the science behind the weather headlines, you can listen to our audio podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/metofficepodcasts To ensure you have the most up to date weather information, check the forecast on www.metoffice.gov.uk or via the Met Office app.
Views: 16381 Met Office - Weather
How does snow form?
 
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We all associate snow with wintry and stormy conditions. But how does it form? In this video Charlie explains how snow forms and how it is different from hail and sleet. You can find out more about snow, hail and sleet at www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/snow/how-is-snow-formed
Views: 165494 Met Office - Weather
Mozambique braces itself for its first Tropical Cyclone for ten years
 
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Torrential rain, flooding, damaging winds and a storm surge are expected to impact South East Africa over the next few days as Mozambique prepares for its first tropical cyclone for ten years. Tropical Cyclone Dineo is expected to make landfall in southern Mozambique later on Wednesday, before heading to Zimbabwe and South Africa by the end of the week.
Views: 6751 Met Office - Weather
Ten Day Trend - Spring sunshine on the way but how warm will it get?
 
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A shift in the jet stream will allow the pressure pattern to change this weekend. High pressure will bring drier and sunnier weather that could last most of next week and it should get a bit warmer, but just how warm? Alex Deakin has the latest.
Views: 14993 Met Office - Weather
Weather radars
 
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Biz Kyte explains how we use radars to measure rainfall.
Views: 12249 Met Office - Weather
Who do you trust?
 
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Scott Mills and Charlie Powell, meteorologist and presenter at the Met Office, explore the accuracy of weather folklore. Over three quarters of us use folklore to predict the weather. Find out which of the top five most-believed pieces of weatherlore are based on science and which are just myths. See more www.metoffice.gov.uk/weatherlore Get the forecast at your fingertips with our NEW app! iOS: http://apple.co/1TuKd5t Android: http://bit.ly/27QQB0C
Views: 4321 Met Office - Weather