Guides and frequently asked questions
Here are a collection of frequently asked questions and guides to help utilise the services available on this site.
Frequently asked questions
Beforecontacting us via our Customer Centre, please check if our frequently asked questions provide a solution to your query.
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.