QuickChat – Storms: Why are they named and does it help the public?

The first of the named storms of the 2017/2018 season is upon us, so John and Sara ask: what gives a storm a name and does it really help the public?

Perseids set to delight on Saturday night – but where’s best for viewing them?

Click here for our thoughts on the best places to view the Perseids.

The Perseids are set to peak across the UK with a spectacular display of up to 100 shooting stars per hour; weathertrending looks for the clearest skies.