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Met Office: United Kingdom's national weather service.
The Meteorological Office, abbreviated as the Met Office is the United Kingdom's national weather service. It is an executive agency and trading fund of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy led by CEO Penelope Endersby, who took on the role as Chief Executive in December 2018, the first woman to do so. The Met Office makes meteorological predictions across all timescales from weather forecasts to climate change.

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Storm Jorge to bring 70mph winds and heavy rain to UK [Video]

Storm Jorge to bring 70mph winds and heavy rain to UK

Flood-hit communities will face further heavy rain and strong winds as Storm Jorge makes its way across the UK over the weekend. Parts of Wales and northern England could see between 60 to 80mm of rain..

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Storm Dennis: River Taff bursts its banks in South Wales [Video]

Storm Dennis: River Taff bursts its banks in South Wales

Storm Dennis has caused the River Taff to burst its banks in Pontypridd, South Wales, causing severe flooding. The Met Office has issued amber alerts - meaning people must be prepared to change plans..

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UK braces for more severe weather as Storm Dennis arrives [Video]

UK braces for more severe weather as Storm Dennis arrives

Disruption to transport is expected as heavy rain and strong winds are set to batter the UK for a second consecutive weekend. The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings ahead of the arrival of..

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Storm Dennis to strike just a week after Ciara [Video]

Storm Dennis to strike just a week after Ciara

The fourth named storm of the 2019-20 season, Dennis, is set to bring a second consecutive weekend of wet and windy weather after Ciara struck the UK with winds of up to 97mph. Gusts of 50mph are..

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Snow sweeps into UK and Ireland after Storm Ciara [Video]

Snow sweeps into UK and Ireland after Storm Ciara

Snow has hit parts of Ireland and Scotland, just hours after the countries felt the full effects of Storm Ciara. The Met Office has issued yellow warnings of snow and wind across most of Scotland on..

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Storm Ciara: Floods and disruption across the UK as snow on the way [Video]

Storm Ciara: Floods and disruption across the UK as snow on the way

Widespread flooding and winds of more than 90 miles per hour have caused severe disruption as Storm Ciara batters the UK. Strong gusts will continue to hit Northern Ireland and most of Scotland after..

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UK braces for arrival of Storm Ciara [Video]

UK braces for arrival of Storm Ciara

Storm Ciara is expected to batter the UK with heavy rain and gales this weekend. The Met Office is predicting there will be disruption to flights, trains and ferries, damage to buildings and a “good..

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UK weather: The latest Met Office forecast

Watch the latest UK weather forecast from the Independent for today.
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UK weather forecast: Met Office issues snow and flood warnings as heavy rain continues to lash Britain

Areas with already-saturated ground are especially vulnerable to further flooding
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UK weather forecast: Heavy rain brings more flooding with snow on the way

Met Office says conditions do not yet constitute a storm
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UK weather: Britain braces for another wet weekend as Met Office issues more warnings

'Storm Dennis has long gone, but the legacy of high water levels and saturated catchments remain'
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Storm Dennis: More heavy rain forecast amid flood defence fears

Three Met Office warnings for rain are issued, as 1,400 properties are already affected by floods.
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Met Office's new £1bn supercomputer 'will help us guard against climate change effects'

Predicting storms and modelling climate change about to get faster and more precise, say forecasters
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Storm Dennis latest: Met Office issues red warning as floods threaten Wales and winds sweep UK

Heavy rain and strong winds are expected to continue lashing the UK as Storm Dennis shuts down roads and floods railway lines
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Storm Dennis: Met Office issues severe weather warnings as UK faces weekend battering from wind and rain

UK to be lashed by 70mph gales and severe downpours over weekend
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UK weather: Snow and ice to cause travel disruption as Met Office issues warnings for Storm Dennis

More than a month's worth of rain to hit part of country in just two days
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UK weather: Snow hits country before Storm Dennis brings blustery weekend

Wednesday is still 'probably best day to venture outside', Met Office spokesperson says
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Storm Ciara: Driver killed by falling tree, as government criticised over flood preparedness

Met Office warns of yet more 'hazardous' weather ahead, after 500 properties hit by floodwaters
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UK weather - live: Storm Ciara triggers 'danger to life' Met Office warning as flights and trains cancelled with 80mph winds forecast

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UK weather: Storm Ciara to batter country with thundersnow and 'damaging' 80mph winds as trains and sporting events cancelled

Met Office issues 'danger to life' severe weather warning
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UK weather: Storm Ciara to bring 80mph winds as Met Office issues warnings for whole country

Delays to road, rail and air travel expected, along with power cuts and flying debris
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UK weather forecast: Met Office warnings issued for entire country with 80mph winds likely to cause power cuts and travel disruption

'Winds of this strength across a wide area have the potential to produce disruption to transport, along with some coastal impacts'
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UK weather: Warmer conditions to give respite from ice and snow as January draws to a close

Days will be 'milder and less chilly' from midweek, says Met Office
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UK weather: Ice and snow to hit the north as overnight temperatures plummet

Weather warnings expected to extend until early hours of Tuesday, says Met Office
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CO2 concentration set for biggest annual rise, fueled by Australian bushfires

The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere this year is likely to show one of the largest annual rises since measurements began in 1958, partly fueled by Australian bushfires, according to..
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Australia bushfires contribute to big rise in global CO2 levels: UK's Met Office

Australia's bushfires are contributing to one of the biggest annual increases in the concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere since record-keeping began more than 60 years ago,..
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UK weather forecast: Bright but cold weekend ahead as downpours and wind clear

Conditions will resemble 'typical bright, cold and sunny winter,' according to Met Office
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Storm Brendan: UK set to be battered by 80mph winds as Met Office issues weather warnings for entire country

High-speed winds and heavy rains set to cause travel disruption across British Isles
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UK weather forecast: Scotland and northern England brace for 75mph winds as Met Office issues warnings

Yellow warning issued as winds of up to 75mph forecast for Tuesday
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Last decade was second-hottest in past 100 years, says Met Office

More 'extreme records' will be set as climate change continues, scientist says
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UK weather: Met Office records hottest ever December day amid climate crisis

The UK has recorded its hottest December day ever.
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UK weather forecast: 'Murky' skies to cloud New Year's Eve fireworks

Celebrations in the south of England may be affected by low cloud and fog, warns Met Office
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UK weather forecast: Snow set to hit Britain as Met Office issues warnings for 70mph winds

Yellow weather warnings in force for Wednesday across west of country
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UK weather: Flood warnings issued as Storm Atiyah bears down on Britain

Met Office warn of 70mph winds, travel disruption and power cuts
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UK weather forecast: Britain braces for 80mph winds as Storm Atiyah due to hit

'Danger to life' warnings issued by Met Office
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UK weather: Gale force winds and heavy rain forecast to batter Britain this weekend

Low-pressure system will bring very unsettled conditions, Met Office says
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UK weather forecast: Freezing fog and plummeting temperatures to chill Britain all weekend

Weather is 'cold for time of year', says Met Office spokesperson
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Weather forecast: Weekend of torrential rain expected as Met Office issues four warnings

Meteorologists sound alarm over hazardous conditions especially for drivers
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UK weather: Met Office issues 'danger to life' warning as flood-hit areas brace for more rain

'It's not going to take much for rivers to respond – the water's got nowhere to go,' say forecasters
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UK weather forecast: Heavy rain to pummel Britain as soldiers called in to tackle flooding

Met Office issues yellow warnings as Boris Johnson condemned over response to torrential downpours
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UK weather: 'Danger to life' warnings remain in place as Yorkshire braces for more rain after widespread flooding

Met Office predicts up to 60mm of rainfall near worst-affected areas from floods
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UK weather forecast: Met Office issues 'danger to life' warnings as heavy rain and gale-force winds threaten fireworks displays

Environment Agency lists nine flood warnings and 70 flood alerts for England
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Met Office forecast: 'Danger to life' weather warnings as flooding and travel disruption expected

70mm rain expected as UK braces for heavy showers and gale force winds
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UK weather forecast: Dozens of flood warnings in place after heavy weekend rain, as UK gets two-day respite from downpours

Brief sunny break to be replaced by 'extensive cloud, rain and drizzle' later in the week, says Met Office
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