Channel 4 News’ Weather presenter Liam Dutton blogs on the highs and lows of the weather.
Being a relatively small collection of islands at the eastern end of the Atlantic Ocean, the UK is no stranger to windy weather, exposed to areas of low pressure that rattle in from the west.
However, one of the most frequent questions that I have been asked this year is: has it been a windy year?
One of the groups of people to ask this question most frequently have been members of the cycling community, who notice the wind more acutely than the rest of us, for obvious reasons. (more…)
Friday into early Saturday looks unseasonably wet and windy across central, southern and eastern parts of England, to the point where the Met Office has issued a yellow “be aware”
A powerful new weather satellite has just become operational, bringing amazingly detailed and frequent pictures of earth from space.
I forgive you if you’ve read the title of this blog and think that the weatherman is just making up another excuse for rainy weather, but stay with me!
As I write this, there are no less than six tropical disturbances in the Pacific Ocean basin – ranging from minor tropical depressions, to raging typhoons.
Yesterday, the UK experienced its hottest July day on record, with 36.7C (98F) at Heathrow airport in London. But as the heat broke, severe thunderstorms hit northern England and Scotland
The temperature soared to 34.5C today at Northolt in north west London, making it the hottest day of the year so far and the hottest day in the UK since 2006.
Our first proper burst of summer heat is about to arrive. How hot will it get and for how long?
The lack of warmth so far this summer may be compensated by a sizzling start to July, with hints from weather computer models that temperatures will soar for a time next week.
Another coronal mass ejection from the sun has sent more charged particles our way, with another showing of the northern lights expected during Wednesday night.