Browse the following topics for more information on weather and climate.
The atmosphere is a layer of gases surrounding a planet or other material body of sufficient mass that is held in place by the gravity of the body
Observations of the weather are done from the ground, sea, sky and even outer space
Forecasting severe weather poses a huge challenge to meteorologists all around the world
Weather forecasting has evolved with huge advances in technology, yet limitations remain
Optical effects occur when light interacts with the atmosphere to create vibrant and colourful displays
Tides are the changes in water levels generated over large lakes and seas, and occur due to the interplay of gravitational forces between the moon and the sun on water