National Highways switches to winter operations

National Highways has officially switches to autumn and winter operations, with meteorological experts from the Met Office and MetDesk closely monitoring weather forecasts “and are prepared for whatever conditions the autumn and winter season may bring”.   The Government-owned company says that, based on current weather forecasts, you are unlikely to see gritters spreading salt on […]

Driverless cars stop in San Francisco’s fog

Anyone who’s been to San Francisco knows the city is susceptible to fog, but they may not have thought its growing fleet of driverless vehicles would fall victim to it. However that’s what happened to five Waymo vehicles in dense fog on Tuesday morning, who pulled over on a street in the southwestern area of […]

New contracts forecast bright future for National Highways weather teams

Three new weather forecasting contracts, which will help keep drivers moving, have been signed by the Met Office, DTN and MetDesk. The Weather Forecasting Information Service (WFIS) comprises two regional winter season contracts and one all year-round national contract, which will provide National Highways’ decision-makers with round-the-clock weather forecasting information to support them in making […]

TomTom chooses Vaisala’s road weather service to improve driver safety

The global weather, environmental, and industrial measurement company Vaisala has announced an agreement with location technology specialist TomTom, to bring accurate insights and actionable road weather data to the TomTom Hazard Warnings service. TomTom Hazard Warnings creates time-critical signals that alert drivers and automated vehicles to safety critical incidents as they happen. These incidents include […]

Vaisala expands its modular Indigo product family

The global weather, environmental, and industrial measurements company Vaisala has launched a new Indigo510 transmitter, which is compatible with all Indigo smart probes. The features include modular support for one probe at a time, and a large touchscreen display for local data visualization. The new Indigo510 is the latest addition to Vaisala’s top-of-the-line Indigo transmitter […]

HERE adds more weather data to its marketplace product

HERE Technologies has announced that, the weather technology company, will be making its weather data available via the HERE Marketplace – a hub for global location data exchange and a platform to build location intelligent applications that accelerate data-driven innovation across industries. HERE says that as it continues to rapidly expand the number of […]

HERE adds weather to Marketplace offering

The location data and technology platform HERE has added CustomWeather to its HERE Marketplace, providing software developers access to robust sets of weather and climate data. The company explains that weather conditions and environmental data are increasingly used by automakers, in transportation and logistics, and across supply chains to improve operations, driver safety and end-customer […]


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