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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
Views: 1117974 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: 58254 Met Office - Weather
What is the Polar Vortex
 
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Alex explains the Polar Vortex.
Views: 64626 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: 207957 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: 788938 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: 229588 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: 8963 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
Views: 74158 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: 10928 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
Views: 94938 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: 10062 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: 476572 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: 341504 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: 24980 Met Office - Weather
Storm Ali will bring potentially damaging winds to the UK on Wednesday
 
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Storm Ali is going to bring potentially damaging winds to northern UK on Wednesday. Alex Deakin explains how the storm will devlope and talks through the possible impacts.
Views: 13077 Met Office - Weather
Stormy weather for the UK - 12/12/2011
 
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THIS VIDEO IS OUT OF DATE. For the latest forecast visit www.metoffice.gov.uk One of the stormiest periods the UK has seen for several years is set to continue this week with heavy rain, strong winds and snow for parts of the country. In this video, Chief Forecaster Tim Hewson explains how the end of the week in particular could see some very stormy conditions across England and Wales, and the Met Office is keeping a close eye on this developing situation. Keep up to date with the latest forecast and warnings at www.metoffice.gov.uk
Views: 26680 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: 13487 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: 14167 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: 19674 Met Office - Weather
Week Ahead – Who will win the battle between cold and mild?
 
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It’s a scrap between cold air in the east and milder weather in the west this week and the UK is a battleground, which will win out? Either way it will be a drier week than last week, here’s Alex Deakin with the details.
Views: 9596 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: 34972 Met Office - Weather
History of the Shipping Forecast
 
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We look at the history of the Met Office shipping forecast.
Views: 10020 Met Office - Weather
Storm Callum brings strong winds & heavy rain to the UK Friday & Saturday
 
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Storm Callum was named by Met Eireann, the Republic of Ireland weather service, on Wednesday. The storm will bring strong winds to the UK on Friday. Heavy rain will also arrive and in places last through Saturday bringing the risk of flooding.
Views: 16791 Met Office - Weather
Gravity and air pressure
 
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Watch this fun video to find out what causes high and low air pressure and how we measure it? You can also learn about the relationship between air pressure and wind. Find out more about gravity and air pressure at http://bit.ly/1gGcoyp
Views: 27024 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: 519426 Met Office - Weather
Weather radars
 
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Biz Kyte explains how we use radars to measure rainfall.
Views: 10936 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead – Much milder than last week, but will we get any sunshine?
 
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A milder week ahead with the winds mostly coming in from the Atlantic. There will be some sunshine between the bands of showery rain that will sweep across the UK. Alex Deakin has the day by day details.
Views: 8996 Met Office - Weather
Storm Helene heading our way
 
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Tropical Storm Helene is tracking towards the UK over the next few days bringing a spell of windy weather to many of us at the start of next 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: 59718 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: 17940 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead – cold winds, grey skies, lots of showers 19/11/18
 
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Cold easterly winds, grey skies and frequent showers will add up to an unpleasant week for many. However, there will be some drier and brighter moments. Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern has the outlook for the week ahead.
Views: 8244 Met Office - Weather
10 Day trend – Busy week ahead with storms after a hit of late summer 10/10/18
 
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After a warm and sunny Wednesday, the outlook is far less settled. Bouts of wind and rain are on the way with Storm Callum and then possibly ex-hurricane Michael playing a part. Alex Deakin 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: 13561 Met Office - Weather
10 Day trend – It’s getting colder, what about snow? 05/12/18
 
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A cold spell looks set to arrive during the weekend and for some places that could mean snow showers next week. Before then more strong winds and rain, Alex Deakin explains all in this action packed 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: 33116 Met Office - Weather
10 Day Trend – Turning colder
 
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Colder air will arrive from the east during the weekend and it will stay cold next week. Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern has the 10 Day Trend.
Views: 9327 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: 25565 Met Office - Weather
10 Day trend – Colder this weekend but then what happens? 24/10/18
 
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It will feel much colder throughout the UK this weekend as northerly winds descend. But will the cold weather continue into next week or will it be a short-lived cold snap? Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern examines the likely trends affecting the British Isles 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: 20700 Met Office - Weather
When will summer return?
 
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It’s not unusual for August to be wet but many are wondering where has summer gone? Alex Deakin explains what’s causing this wet and unsettled summer weather.
Views: 4166 Met Office - Weather
Tuesday afternoon forecast 29/01/19
 
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29 January- National weather forecast presented by Alex Burkill
Views: 9863 Met Office - Weather
Weekend weather – Will it stay cold? 17/01/19
 
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It’s now turned colder but will it stay cold this weekend? And how’s the weather looking? Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern has the forecast. 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: 11922 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: 91829 Met Office - Weather
10 Day trend – will it stay unsettled into next week? 07/11/18
 
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Following last week’s crisp but bright weather, mild but unsettled weather returned this week. What does next week have in store? 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 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: 8533 Met Office - Weather
Turning colder but will it snow? 15/11/18
 
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After a mild couple of days at the end of this week it will feel much colder next week but will we see any snow? Alex Deakin has an in-depth look at what is causing the big change with the help of our touchscreen. 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: 52601 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: 33392 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead - Very mixed this week 03/12/18
 
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A very mixed week of weather from place to place and from day to day. Aidan has the details.
Views: 8669 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: 160214 Met Office - Weather
Sunday morning forecast 02/12/18
 
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02 December- national weather forecast presented by Mark Wilson
Views: 5222 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead – Will the showers stop this week?
 
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After more downpours on Monday the rest of the week looks much drier. A subtle shift in wind direction is responsible and it’s also the reason for it getting milder. However, things could cool off again during the weekend.
Views: 4627 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: 8878 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: 10498 Met Office - Weather
Could we be in for a cold spell later next week?
 
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There is a good chance that a cold spell of weather may hit the UK later next week, because of something called sudden stratospheric warming. But what are the impacts on the UK and will be see any snow. Alex Deakin explains.
Views: 14177 Met Office - Weather
Week ahead – A mixed picture with the jet stream playing a big part
 
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A stronger jet stream over the UK this week will bring changeable weather, with most places seeing some rain as well as some shine. Alex Deakin has the details.
Views: 6451 Met Office - Weather