weather

Big increase in Antarctic snowfall

Posted in Science on 9th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

The effect of the extra snow locked up in Antarctica is to slightly slow a general trend in global sea-level rise.

Aeolus wind mission heads for test and launch

Posted in Science on 18th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

British engineers have finished assembling a satellite that experts believe could have a transformative impact on our weather forecasts.

Satellite to help planes avoid turbulence

Posted in Science on 22nd Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

A new weather satellite that could help pilots avoid turbulence has launched into space.

Ocean temperatures can predict US heat waves 50 days out, study finds

Posted in Science on 30th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Summertime heat waves are among the deadliest weather events, and can have big impacts on farming and energy use.

Storm pushes North Pole 50 degrees above normal to melting point

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

A weather anomaly sweeping across the world could cause temperatures at the North Pole to reach nearly 4 C this week.