Twin Tropical Cyclones in the Indian Ocean

There are two tropical cyclones currently active in the Indian Ocean – one each side of the Equator, and therefore spinning in opposite directions. You can follow their development on nullschool (which will also let you look back if you missed them), or read more about them at severe weather Europe. For more on the…

Weather Fieldwork for A Level Geography

To make it easier for A level geography candidates to consider incorporating weather measurements into their Independent Investigations/ NEA, we have made this video. Weather data can be used for lots of interesting investigations, and is also a useful addition to others – the weather can affect both physical processes and human ones. Are the…

Free Online Weather CPD for teachers

We are delighted to announce that the 10th run of our free, online weather subject knowledge course for geography teachers (and anyone else with an interest in the weather), Come Rain or Shine, will start again on 7th October 2019 and will remain open for 15 weeks. The first 3 weeks are supported by mentors…

Passage of a Depression

We are delighted to have worked together with Fuzzy Duck to produce this animation (which will be interactive shortly) showing the cloud, wind, rainfall, temperature and pressure associated with the passage of a depression. Find the animation and an associated worksheet here .

Tropical Cyclone Teaching Resources for KS3 (age 11-14)

As Hurricane Dorian continues to leave a trail of destruction, our new Tropical Cyclones Scheme of Work, covering the processes, hazards, impacts and responses associated with the development of Tropical Cyclones is particularly timely. Aimed at KS3 (11-14) and including lesson, homework and assessment resources, the flexible scheme of work uses contemporary case studies. Tropical…