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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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Scientists baffled by ‘glowing thing in the sky’

The unidentified object first appeared over the weekend causing hysteria, as well as a surge in sales of frappuccinos and newspapers, although the Independent’s circulation remained largely unaffected.

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Posted: Apr 15th, 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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Britain struggling to cope with blanket weather reporting

reporters instructed not to mention global warming, until at least next weekLarge parts of the UK have been deluged with camera crews and news reporters under some of the heaviest reporting conditions for almost forty years.

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Posted: Jan 7th, 2010
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