Photo: The picture is actually an animation, showing global temperature change since 1850.Source: Ed Hawkins, ClimateLabBook
Climate scientist, Ed Hawkins from the University of Reading has produced a revolutionary way to illustrate global warming over the past 160 years. Ed's graphic's has been retweeted more than 15,000 times, and now Jay Alder, from the USGS has stretched the the spiral out to model data out to 2100.
Photo: Over the last 48 hours, there have been almost 350,00 lightning strikes across europe. Source: Lightningmaps.org
Thunderstorms and torrential downpours across Europe at the start of meteorological summer, have left at least 10 people dead and left several others seriously injured.
The Royal Meteorological Society is currently running a short survey to find out about individuals using instruments and weather stations for personal use and how the information is recorded and shared.
For meteorologists and weather enthusiasts, the storm chasing season are the most exciting weeks in the meteorological calendar. During May and June, thousands of people from across the world will travel to the Great Plains of America hoping to witness impressive thunderstorms, giant hail, and most sought-after, the perfect tornado.