Liam Dutton on Weather

Channel 4 News’ Weather presenter Liam Dutton blogs on the highs and lows of the weather.

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March 25, 2015 No Comments

March weather: in like a lion, out like a lion

There’s no doubt that the settled weather of the past fortnight, combined with the sun being higher in the sky, have offered enough warmth to inject a sense of spring into the air.

Even more exciting is the fact that the clocks go forward an hour this weekend, marking the start of British Summer Time, bringing an extra hour of daylight during the evenings.

However, the weather has never been one to conform to our ideals and often throws in a curve ball, just when we were thinking that we’d left the grimness of winter behind. (more…)

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March 24, 2015 1 Comment

DIY weather forecasting – sunshine and showers

We’ve all been there where we’ve popped out for lunch to get a sandwich with sunshine overhead, only to get caught in a heavy downpour on the way back – often much to the

March 19, 2015 7 Comments

The solar eclipse: but will cloudy skies spoil it?

As all eyes turn to the skies and the excitement builds, there is just one final part of the jigsaw that needs to fall in place: the British weather.

March 12, 2015 2 Comments

As seen from space: erupting volcano and frozen Niagara Falls

The past month has seen stunning images of our planet captured from space by Nasa. I’ve picked some of the best ones, with a little explanation of what they show.

March 6, 2015 2 Comments

Weekend spring sunshine: 10 things you need to know

Where will it be sunniest? How warm will it be? Everything you need to know about this weekend’s weather.

March 5, 2015 No Comments

El Nino arrives – finally…

Finally, it was announced today, by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, that El Nino has officially arrived – more than six months after originally expected and much weaker in

March 2, 2015 No Comments

A taste of spring warmth likely next weekend

March has started on a chilly note, but there are signs of spring warmth for most of us next weekend.

February 25, 2015 1 Comment

When has spring sprung in your mind?

As February draws to a close, I’ve already had lots of people asking me if there are any signs of spring – a season with which its perceived arrival seems to vary greatly.

February 19, 2015 No Comments

Two severe tropical cyclones to hit Australia at the same time

During the next 6-12 hours, two severe tropical cyclones, Lam and Marcia, are going to make landfall in northern Australia.

February 16, 2015 2 Comments

Earth from the window of the International Space Station

Stunning images of earth from space, taken by astronauts from the window of the International Space Station.

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