Australian wildfires will help push up carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere to new highs in 2020, the Met Office has said.
The highest air pressure for over 60 years has been recorded in the UK, according to the Met Office.
The chilly weekend continued on Sunday as the mercury dipped below zero and fog coated large parts of the country.
Stormy weather conditions which disrupted flights and tore the roof from a building are due to ease temporarily – before another spell of wind and rain hits the UK.
Witnesses have described the moment a large section of an apartment block’s roof came crashing down onto Slough’s high street.
Disruption is expected as high winds continue to batter parts of Scotland.
Storm Brendan has struck parts of the UK, with gusts of up to 80mph and heavy rainfall expected to sweep across the country.
An 87mph gust of wind has hit the Western Isles where all schools are closed to pupils as Storm Brendan batters Scotland.
Flood barriers have been installed at homes in a north-east town.
A number of Aberdeen ferries have been cancelled following severe weather warnings.
People in the north-east are being warned to be vigilant, with two weather warnings issued for the area.
Gusts of up to 80mph could hit parts of the UK as Storm Brendan sweeps in, prompting the Met Office to issue a weather warning.
Wind and rain will batter parts of the UK as Storm Brendan sweeps in, prompting the Met Office to issue a weather warning.
The island of Ireland is bracing for the arrival of Storm Brendan amid warnings of high winds and flooding.
Two weather warnings have been issued for the north-east.
Strong gales of up to 80mph are set to sweep across parts of the UK on Monday.
Meteorologists have confirmed that a new UK maximum temperature record for December was set in the Highlands last month.
A popular north-east estate has been forced to close due to strong winds.
A warning of strong winds has been issued for Moray.
The Met Office has provisionally recorded a new maximum temperature of 18.7C (65.66F) for December in the UK.
The UK witnessed a record temperature for late December on Sunday – but it was so early that many people slept through it.
The Met Office has warned that shoppers will have to battle wet and windy conditions if they want to take advantage of Boxing Day sales.
Shoppers hoping to take advantage of the Boxing Day sales are likely to face a deluge of rain across parts of the UK, the Met Office has said.
Frost and sunshine on Christmas Day will turn to wind and rain over the following 24 hours, the Met Office has said.
Almost all parts of the UK can expect fine weather on Christmas Day, according to the Met Office.
A tornado brought trees down on cars and flipped over vehicles as severe weather swept southern England and disrupted the Christmas travel plans of millions.
Anyone dreaming of a White Christmas will be left disappointed as it was revealed that the chances of snow falling in the north-east on the big day are slim.
More showers could cause further travel problems in southern England after flooding brought serious disruption as many embarked on a Christmas getaway.
Heavy rain is set to hit the north-east today, according to the Met Office.
A flood alert has been issued for the north-east.