By Professor Hannah Cloke, hydrologist, Water@Reading If you knew there was a strong chance that your local river was about to burst its banks and sweep away your house, you’d…Read More >
Will the ‘little boy’ of the Pacific bring disaster? Improving El Niño flood forecasts
By Rebecca Emerton, Water@Reading research group When an El Niño is declared, or even forecast, we think back to memorable past El Niños (such as 1997/98), and begin to ask…Read More >
Weather forecasters face storm of criticism – so is it time for a new look?
By Dr Andrew Charlton-Perez, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading Former BBC weather forecaster Bill Giles’ criticism of weather forecasts raises questions about how weather is communicated generally. Mr Giles…Read More >