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World Meteorological Day: Understanding clouds that play a pivotal role in weather forecasts, warnings

World Meteorological Day: Understanding clouds that play a pivotal role in weather forecasts, warnings

The theme for this year's World Meteorological Day is 'understanding clouds', which highlights the enourmous importance of clouds for weather climate and water.

Extreme weather continues in 2017, pushing world into 'uncharted territory': Report

Extreme weather continues in 2017, pushing world into 'uncharted territory': Report

While the year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, extreme weather and climate conditions have continued into 2017, pushing the world into "truly uncharted territory", said the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). 

2016 warmest year in UK since 1850

2016 warmest year in UK since 1850

Data for 2016 showed a current value of 0.84 degrees Celsius above the average for the 30-year period between 1961 and 1990.

2015 set to be hottest year on record: UN

2015 set to be hottest year on record: UN

Based on data for the first 10 months of the year, 2015 will be the warmest year on record, says the World Meteorological Organization.

2015 set to be hottest year on record: United Nations

The year 2015 is shaping up to be the hottest on record, the UN's weather agency said today, a week ahead of a crucial climate change summit in Paris.