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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). 

Antarctica warming up; clocks highest temperatures on record, says UN report

Antarctica warming up; clocks highest temperatures on record, says UN report

Getting a better grip on how global warming might impact the world's largest ice mass is of more than academic interest.

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.

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit record high

The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new record high in 2014, according to a new report released by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) on Monday.