Latest Meteorology News

They fly into the eye of storms like Ian, Fiona and Katrina

Oct. 01, 2022 01:03 AM EDT

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Parachutes aren’t an option for the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” when they fly into storms like Hurricane Ian. The Air Force Reservists volunteer for their mission and fly directly through the eye of the hurricane — then...

UN sums up climate science: world heading in wrong direction

Sep. 13, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — With weather disasters costing $200 million a day and irreversible climate catastrophe looming, the world is “heading in the wrong direction,” the United Nations says in a new report that pulls together the latest science on climate change. The World...

Hungary fireworks go on but weather agency controversy stays

Aug. 27, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — An elaborate fireworks display took place Saturday under calm skies in Hungary’s capital after a postponement of the show last weekend caused controversy when it led to the firing of the country’s top meteorologists over their weather predictions. ...

Volcano near Iceland's main airport erupts again after pause

Aug. 03, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — A volcano in southwest Iceland began erupting Wednesday, the country’s meteorological authorities said — just eight months after its last eruption officially ended. The Icelandic Meteorological Office urged people not to go near the Fagradalsfjall...