Liam Dutton on Weather

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

August 4, 2016 7 Comments

Arctic plunge set to send us an August chill

It’s not an easy task being a weatherman when summer fails to deliver an acceptable amount of sunshine and warmth to our shores.

June was duller and wetter than normal, with some parts of England, Wales and eastern Scotland having double their average rainfall.

July was drier than normal in the places that had a soaking June, but temperatures have been nothing special, with any notable heat lasting no more than a few days. (more…)

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July 15, 2016 2 Comments

A burst of summer heat next week

A burst of summer heat will send temperatures into the high 20s next week, but how long will it last?

June 29, 2016 3 Comments

June: how much of a washout has it been?

Heavy downpours have persisted throughout June, but just how wet has it been?

June 23, 2016 No Comments

Thunderstorms: round two later today

Following flooding and travel disruption from overnight thunderstorms across East Anglia and south east England, more are expected later today.

June 21, 2016 No Comments

Glastonbury weather: washout or not?

Glastonbury starts tomorrow, but will the weather be kind this year?

June 13, 2016 2 Comments

Thunderstorms, lightning and flood risk to continue

Whilst the past week has seen some warmth and sunshine across much of the UK, there’s also been plenty of thunderstorms, giving frequent lightning and intense downpours of rain. The slow-moving

June 2, 2016 2 Comments

Europe floods: why has the rain been so intense?

Flash floods have hit parts of Europe in the last few days, leaving at least 10 people dead and more still missing. Germany, France and Austria have been worst affected, with torrents of water

May 31, 2016 1 Comment

It’s June tomorrow. Any signs of summer weather?

With the calendar page about to flip over into June, are there any signs of prolonged warmth and sunshine?

May 26, 2016 No Comments

Bank holiday weather: a bit warmer but no heatwave

Once again we find ourselves with a bank holiday weekend upon us and the weather is no doubt at the forefront of many of our minds. The weather during the last bank holiday was nothing special,

May 23, 2016 3 Comments

Why talk of a sizzling summer is nothing but hot air

It’s natural that we’d all like to know what the weather is doing for the whole summer, but is it possible to predict so far ahead?

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