14 episodes

We’re obsessed with weather in Ireland, but how much do we know about how its forecast, what influences it and how a changing global climate is affecting weather worldwide. Each month The Met Éireann Podcast takes a deep dive into these topics. Visit rte.ie/weather for more.

The Met Éireann Podcast RTÉ

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We’re obsessed with weather in Ireland, but how much do we know about how its forecast, what influences it and how a changing global climate is affecting weather worldwide. Each month The Met Éireann Podcast takes a deep dive into these topics. Visit rte.ie/weather for more.

    Why ice matters

    Why ice matters

    Most of us live far from the coldest parts of the world, so why should we be concerned by the loss of the earth's ice? Featuring interviews with glaciologists working in the Alps and Greenland, this episode explores the importance of ice to the health of our planet.

    How climate influences the spread of disease

    How climate influences the spread of disease

    Dr. Rachel Lowe Associate Professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, explains how climate influences the behaviour of disease vectors, the impact of climate change on ecological systems and if Covid-19 is affected by the weather.

    Long-range forecasting

    Long-range forecasting

    Weather has an impact on everything from economic activity to energy consumption. Being able to spot potential problems or opportunities caused by our weather is really important.

    Weather and Climate: Fact and Fiction

    Weather and Climate: Fact and Fiction

    In this month’s episode of the Met Éireann Podcast, Liz and Noel are investigating these weather sayings to separate fact from fiction. From red skies at night to cows lying down, we hear about how these sayings may have developed and if they have a meteorological leg to stand on!

    Antarctica: Weather & Survival

    Antarctica: Weather & Survival

    There are few places on Earth more challenging to live than the southernmost continent, Antarctica, the world’s highest, driest, windiest, and coldest continent. In this month’s episode of the Met Éireann Podcast, Liz and Noel speak to an Antarctic meteorologist about the challenges of working in one of the most extreme locations on the planet.

    Storm Chasing

    Storm Chasing

    We’re heading storm chasing in this month’s episode of the Met Éireann podcast! Liz and Noel are joined by meteorologist Paul Downes as they discuss a trip last year to ‘Tornado Alley’, an infamous region in the United States with notorious severe weather.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Kenod44 ,

3. Hurricanes

My favourite episode so far. Your guest John Cangialosi is genuinely enthusiastic about what he’s talking about and that really comes across in the podcast. Would love to hear more guests with his enthusiasm on with you guys. Keep it up!

Brian _BCFM ,

Well done Met Éireann!

Infotainment of the highest caliber.

Tommy&Lucie ,

Excellent

Really informative. Basically a one-stop-shop for climate change info globally & especially for Ireland. Music is great too. Hope the next one is as good!

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