Turned out nice again: Amazing weather photography celebrated
Royal Meteorological Society's Weather Photographer of the Year 2022 shortlisted images announced.
The latest photos to make the shortlist for the Royal Meteorological Society’s Weather Photographer of the Year has been announced. This year the highlights include dramatic storms, frozen and frosty vistas, spectacular sunsets and curious weather phenomena.
Photographers from around the world have been sharing their best weather shots and the stories behind the images, showcasing some rare and spectacular sights.
The competition’s judging panel comprises photography and meteorological experts. They have selected a shortlist from the main and mobile categories, with voting now open to the public to decide their favourite finalist. Winners will be announced on 6 October 2022.
To see the shortlisted images and vote for your favourite, visit rmets.org/wpotyvote
Twinkle twinkle little star
Dreaming of lightning
Departing storm over Bembridge Lifeboat Station
Ghost under the cliff
Winter's icy grip
Frosty winter sunrise over the Gwda River
Circle the wheat
Waterspout in Barcelona
Solar halo making an appearance over Adelaide Island, Antarctica
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James Cutmore is the picture editor of BBC Science Focus Magazine, researching striking images for the magazine and on the website. He is also has a passion for taking his own photographs