Spring: ‘a spirit of youth in every thing’
Is there anything better than British springtime? Tomorrow marks the official beginning of the new season. It is a time of renewal that has inspired poets and artists for centuries…
Love it or hate it, snow brings joy and misery
Is snow the best or worst type of weather? The great debate swept social media yesterday as heavy falls swept through the UK while the east coast of the USA had its first major winter storm.
Meteorologists predict a ‘scorching’ spring
This Thursday marks the vernal equinox, the first day of spring, and experts at the Met Office say it could be one of the warmest on record. But what makes the season so special?
Europe frostbitten by wintriest March in decades
Saturday was World Weather Day, and the bitter cold was on everyone’s lips. But do seasons still matter in a society where few rely on weather conditions for their livelihoods?
Crowds gather at Stonehenge for summer solstice
Tonight, the Northern Hemisphere sees its shortest night of the year, as Earth tilts on its axis towards the Sun. Summer is here, and people in rainy Britain are desperate for decent weather.