Weather forecasting, 1950s

Weather forecasting, 1950s

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Credit: BRITISH CROWN COPYRIGHT, THE MET OFFICE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Weather forecasting. Met Office employee placing temperature and cloud cover forecasts on a map of the UK in preparation for a daily forecast. Across bottom are pictures of Met Office ocean weather ships (OWS), including OWS Weather Recorder. This ocean weather ship entered service with the Met Office in 1947 and was scrapped in 1961.

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