There's still time to enter the Weather Photographer of the Year contest – and there's $10,000 in prizes to be won

Weather POTY 2022 winners and finalists
(Image credit: Eris Pil / Weather POTY 2022)

Photographs of flooding, hurricane-damaged houses and wildfires are all too common in the news these days, as climate change brings with it extreme weather and natural hazards. 

The Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year competition aims to raise awareness about the impact of climate change and extreme weather, and is organized by the UK’s Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS).

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Leonie Helm
Staff Writer

After graduating from Cardiff University with an Master's Degree in Journalism, Media and Communications Leonie developed a love of photography after taking a year out to travel around the world. 

While visiting countries such as Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh and Ukraine with her trusty Nikon, Leonie learned how to capture the beauty of these inspiring places, and her photography has accompanied her various freelance travel features. 

As well as travel photography Leonie also has a passion for wildlife photography both in the UK and abroad.