Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather

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Presenter: Various

Published: March 2013

Age: 14-19 and upwards

Views: 970 views

Tags: weather

Type: Discussions

Source/institution: Royal Society


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2012 was one of the Òtop five wettest years on recordÓ, however the beginning of the year saw a widespread drought across much of the UK.Ê Join David Shukman, Science Editor for BBC News, and Professor Tim Palmer FRS as they discuss extreme and adverse weather conditions with Liz Howell, Head of BBC Weather. How do these events arise, how they are reported, and how can the latest research improve the forecasting of storms or flooding in the future?

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