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Weather Photographer of the Year 2020 - Winners Announced

Rudolf Sulgan’s image, Blizzard, showing Brooklyn Bridge in New York, has been announced the winner of the Royal Meteorological Society’s Weather Photographer of the Year 2020, in association with AccuWeather.

Of a shortlist of 26 images chosen from over 7,700 entered into the competition, Blizzard was chosen as the overall winner by an esteemed panel of judges.

Rare Moonbow Spotted in parts of Scotland

When the conditions are right, Scotland, Northern Ireland and parts of Northern England are the best places in the UK to see the Aurora Borealis, an optical phenomenon of the upper atmosphere. This week viewers in parts of Scotland were not only treated to a spectacular display from the Northern Lights, they also had the opportunity to see a rare moonbow.

Storm Names for 2020-2021 Announced theWeather Club Wed, 02/09/2020 - 11:36

Met Office and Met Éireann, along with partner KNMI, have revealed the list of storm names for 2020-21.

First introduced by the Met Office and Met Éireann (the meteorological service in the Republic of Ireland) in 2015, the Name our Storms campaign has helped raise awareness of the potential impacts of severe weather in Britain and Ireland before it hits. In 2019, the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), the Dutch national weather forecasting service, joined the collaboration.