The Met Office provides automatic data feeds to BBC Weather, round the clock and 365 days a year.

Providing forecast data for approximately 4000 locations around the world including a 24 hour forecast for over 300 locations in the UK. The office also provides graphical forecasts on maps for all around the world.

The forecast is produced automatically by the Met Office's supercomputer, with quality control of the five day outlook and detailed forecasts for today and tomorrow carried out at the Met Office Operations Centre.

A full update of location forecasts are received from the Met Office twice a day at 07:30 and 19:30 GMT, however if there is a significant change to the weather (for example, a front moving faster or slower than the previous model run) the Met Office will issue updates in between these times. Once processed by BBC servers these files are uploaded to the BBC Weather website, Red Button and BBC Mobile services as well as being available for TV broadcasts.

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23/07/2010 02:34
The forecast information you see on maps is updated four times a day (forecast for the next two days) in the UK or twice a day (days 3-5 in the UK and all five days for non-UK locations). Further quality control of the data can be carried out by the Duty Forecaster at BBC Weather Centre. Any...

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23/07/2010 02:33
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Gulf storm threatens efforts to plug spill

Reuters- 33 minutes ago

Reuters - Many of the rigs and vessels at BP Plc's Gulf of Mexico oil leak site will begin preparing to move out of the path of Tropical Storm Bonnie late on Thursday, the top federal official overseeing the spill response said.

Tropical Storm Bonnie moving toward oil spill