Lockdown Science Experiments for Younger Children

You will have seen in the media recently that plans for lockdown will be changing in the coming weeks. Some preschools are preparing to reopen for children next week with new procedures in place to promote safety and social distancing. For many of us, our children will continue to be educated and entertained from home.

Lt Cdr (SCC) Peter N Greenhalgh - celebrating his contributions to Meteorology

Lt Cdr (SCC) Peter N Greenhalgh MSc FRMetS MIOA MInstSCE RNR has stepped down from being the designated Subject Matter Expert in Meteorology for the Sea Cadets after 21 years in the role. The Sea Cadets are a national youth charity which helps to launch young people for life; Peter’s role was to oversee Meteorology within the Corps and to ensure that cadets are given the opportunity to study Meteorology.

Weather Photographer of the Year 2020

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) is calling on photographers of all ages and abilities to enter its annual photography competition, ‘Weather Photographer of the Year 2020’ and ‘Young Weather Photographer of the Year 2020’ in association with AccuWeather, a global weather and leading digital media company. Now in its fifth year, this popular competition attracts entries from around the world.

Rainbows - How Are They Formed? theWeather Club Tue, 28/04/2020 - 09:32

Over the last couple of months, you may have noticed rainbows appearing frequently on social media and in your local neighbourhood. At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in the UK, children were encouraged by their schools and preschools to paint rainbows and display them at home on their windows as a message of hope and solidarity during uncertain times.


Cyclone Harold theWeather Club Tue, 14/04/2020 - 10:56

Extensive damage has been reported in Fiji as Cyclone Harold’s trail of destruction through the Southern Pacific continues.

Weather around the World

We are truly a global community at the moment, watching COVID-19 numbers rise and fall, whilst largely confined to our own localities - but what is the weather like elsewhere?


There is a big area of high pressure dominating the weather across Europe at the moment, so things from the UK across into Italy and Croatia are looking fine and settled with plenty of sunshine.