Liam Dutton on Weather

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

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February 2, 2016 No Comments

Wondering what those mother of pearl clouds are?

During the past few days, lots of you have been asking me on Twitter about some rather unusual clouds that you’ve spotted in the sky during the mornings and evenings.

They are called nacreous clouds or polar stratospheric clouds and occur in the winter polar stratosphere (upper part of the atmosphere) at an altitude of 15-25km. (more…)

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January 28, 2016 No Comments

Storm Gertrude: 70mph winds for northern Britain

Storm Gertrude will bring severe gales across northern Britain on Friday – coinciding with the morning commute.

January 25, 2016 1 Comment

Remnants of US snowstorm to bring rain and gales to UK

After a settled spell of weather, heavy rain and gales will hit the UK this week, bringing a renewed risk of flooding.

January 21, 2016 No Comments

US snowstorm: over a foot of snow for major cities in north east

A snowstorm threatens to bring major cities in the north east US to a halt in the coming days, with feet of snow expected.

January 14, 2016 1 Comment

Hurricane Alex: earliest Atlantic hurricane since 1938

A rare and impressive feat took place in the Atlantic Ocean today, as subtropical storm Alex turned fully tropical and became a hurricane. According to the NOAA’s historical hurricane tracker

January 13, 2016 No Comments

Snow expected as cold Arctic air digs in

Snow is expected tonight and tomorrow in some places, as our first proper taste of winter continues.

January 11, 2016 1 Comment

Cold weather: where and when will it snow this week?

As the Arctic air arrives across the UK this week, some places will have snow. But where?

January 8, 2016 6 Comments

10 fascinating facts about the recent record breaking weather

After the warmest and wettest December on record for the UK, the statistics are in and they are fascinating.

January 6, 2016 2 Comments

Winter is coming and there will be some snow

After the warmest December on record for the UK, winter is coming finally coming next week.

January 5, 2016 1 Comment

December 2015 was UK’s wettest month on record

December 2015 was the wettest month on record for the UK, but how much did climate change and El Nino play a part?

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