Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to questions about the weather and forecasts, products and services, and units of measurement.
Severe weather impact links
The weather can impact on your everyday life in many ways — from what to wear to whether to travel.
What you can expect from our forecasts
A guide to each type of forecast and what you can expect from it.
Guide to RSS feeds
The Met Office offers a range of feeds in XML format ("RSS Content") to RSS enabled browsers or news readers.
Guide to gadgets
The Met Office has developed weather gadgets for Windows Vista, Mozilla Firefox and iGoogle.
Guide to email alerts
Users can sign up for email alerts about specific topic areas of the Met Office public web site.