The Met Office Weather Application finally appears on Android

The Met Office have released their weather forecast app onto the Android Market. It has been available for iOS for a while. But hey good things come to those who wait.

The Met Office Weather Application finally appears on AndroidThe Met Office Weather Application finally appears on Android


The market description for the app expalins exactly what it can do.

“Get your forecasts on the go with the official Met Office weather application

As the UK’s national meteorological service, the Met Office provides the most accurate and reliable weather forecasts on TV and radio, in print, and online. Now, you can get our forecasts wherever you go with the Met Office Android application.

Features:
• 5-day forecasts
• National severe weather warnings
• Daily weather maps
• Save and access your favourite locations
• Three-hourly forecasts out to five days ahead
• Probability of precipitation
• UV forecast maps
• Feels like temperature
• Interactive weather maps
• More detailed weather warning information

Please note the map layers will work best over 3G or WiFi.
There is a known issue on some devices accessing the surface pressure map layer, this will be resolved in a future update.
Please check our website www.metoffice.gov.uk for more information about our services and application updates.”

I have installed the app and it quite accurately told me that it wasn’t raining!

Link – Android Market

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  • HTC weather app still wins – much prettier!

    • Moo Moo Head

      pretty? lol, it tells you the weather. job done.

  • Roverduk

    Weather apps are cool, i remember the days of windows mobile and weather panel.

  • The weather maps look quite good.

  • Good tip – also on the same day the BBC news app works on tablets better too,

  • Bill

    Beautifully designed, unlike the horrible website. Very pleased to have an office weather app to use on my HTC HD2 runnning Android v4.0. At last an accurate weather app to complement the Met Office aviation data I need as a GA pilot