Category: Weather

The latest news about the science of weather and forecasting.

Where old satellites go to die

Meteosat-7, EUMETSAT’s oldest operational meteorological satellite, tomorrow begins its final journey to the great graveyard orbit in the sky.

/ 2 April 2017

RV Polarstern, tropical South Atlantic, 31 March 2017

RV Polarstern moves into the tropics

/ 31 March 2017

RV Polarstern, just passed Tropic of Capricorn, 29 March 2017

Oliver talks about the Polarstern's experience in tropical waters

/ 30 March 2017

RV Polarstern, Southern Brazil abeam, 27 March 2017

We look back to a very calm weekend without any surprises.

/ 28 March 2017

RV Polarstern, South Atlantic, 24 March 17

Just a short update with the weekend coming up. The humidity I talked about yesterday gave us a nasty surprise.

/ 24 March 2017

RV Polarstern near 45°S 058°W, 23 March 2017

As every year on 23 March, today is the worldwide day of Meteorology, proclaimed to remember the founding of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1950.

/ 23 March 2017

South Atlantic near 51°S 065°30´W, 21 March 2017

Welcome on board the German research vessel Polarstern, on its expedition number 105 (PS105).

/ 21 March 2017

Storm Angus – the first named UK storm of autumn 2016

Storm Angus was the first named UK storm of autumn 2016. It brought high winds and flooding to southern parts of the country.

/ 1 December 2016