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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Learn how to read a weather map

Weather maps show us the forecast by displaying symbols that explain the situation in a specific location. However, if you don’t know what the symbols stand for, it’s difficult to understand the map. Luckily, this ...

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Météo-France explains thunderstorms

As part of their "meteorological phenomena" series, Météo-France recently released a dossier on storms. Météo-France explains what is a storm, how it is formed and how thunder and lightning are generated. The dossi ...

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