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Met Office to launch new ‘Volcano’ weather symbol

There was excitement amongst meteorologists today as the Met Office announced the introduction of a new ‘Volcano’ weather symbol. The graphic, a giant ash cloud surrounded by a halo of molten lava, is the first new weather symbol in over seventy years – the last being the ‘Pea Souper’ which was introduced in the 1940s and appeared frequently for the next two decades, before fading into obscurity.

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Posted: Apr 21st, 2010
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Ongoing conflict between North and South Utsire could end Shipping Forecast

Outlook for continued peace described as ‘slight, occasionally poor, becoming very poor later’.

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Posted: Apr 17th, 2010
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Met Office recalls spring

‘We are recalling spring and reverting to the previous season, winter. This change will take effect immediately and remain in operation over the bank holiday weekend.’

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Posted: Apr 1st, 2010
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Met Office to introduce retrospective weather forecasts

The Met Office is promising one hundred per cent accurate weather reports in a radical overhaul of the way it forecasts the weather.

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Posted: Jan 20th, 2010
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Met Office launches weather forecast comparison site

Everywhere you go, take your choice of weather with you‘Often travellers will find that while one website predicts it will be overcast and 20 degrees, a bit of shopping around online can quickly turn that into 26 degrees with clear blue skies,’ said John Kettley today.

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Posted: Jun 4th, 2009
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