4 March 2020
A supercomputer is to be developed to support the Met Office in a huge project to improve weather forecasting. The new technology is to be funded by a £1.2 billion investment from the government and will be managed by the Met Office. It is expected the computer will be the most powerful forecasting system in the world and will be able to offer more precise weather and flood updates.
Things to talk about at home...
Do you listen to or read about the weather forecast?
Does knowing the weather forecast change any of your daily activities? Has there ever been any extreme weather near where you live?