The importance of raindrop sizes

We all know how important weather forecasts are, whether it is to plan an activity outside or a trip, or even just to know what to wear for the day. The regular forecast that we see on TV or nowadays on our phones, al ...

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2015 – A year of weather

Following this post where we compiled a list of the 10 major weather events of 2015, the video above shows the weather during the whole year as seen from space. Dr Mark Higgins, Training Manager at EUMETSAT, recalls a ...

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What are El Niño and La Niña?

It's been reported that a strong El Niño will have "a strong influence over our weather this winter",  but what exactly does this mean? This video produced by the UK MetOffice does a great job of explaining El Niño an ...

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How a system failure triggered a data revolution

Here’s an interesting TEDx talk where Dr. Mark Higgins, EUMETSAT’s training manager, explains how EUMETSAT started spreading weather and climate data to users. It all started when a power amplifier failed… And toda ...

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The Climate Time Machine

NASA's "Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet" created a collection of resources to spread awareness on our changing climate. One of those, is the "Climate Time Machine", a very interesting interactive tool ...

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