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Storm Names for 2020-2021 Announced

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.

Weather Photographer of the Year 2020

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS), in association with AccuWeather, has announced the 26 finalists for this year’s ‘Weather Photographer of the Year 2020’, which will now be put to a public vote. To see the shortlisted images and vote for your favourite, visit photocrowd.com/wpotyvote. The vote is open from 21 August and closes 25 September at midnight (BST).