Liam Dutton on Weather

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

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April 27, 2015 No Comments

Spring? The temperature dropped to -8C last night

The British weather is well-known for being a fickle beast, giving with one hand and taking with the other – especially in the transitional seasons of spring and autumn.

Just a fortnight ago, high pressure sat over the UK, bathing most of us in sunshine and warmth that wouldn’t look out of place in early summer.

Temperatures in the low 20s were fairly widespread, with central London reaching 25C – some 10 degrees above normal for the time of year. (more…)

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April 23, 2015 No Comments

Five stunning images of earth from space this month

There have been some stunning images of our planet from space so far this month, captured Nasa satellites, so I thought I’d pull together the best ones and share them with you.

April 13, 2015 No Comments

A taste of summer this week!

On Tuesday and Wednesday, southern parts of the UK will experience levels of warmth that wouldn’t look out of place on a summer’s day, let alone spring.

April 10, 2015 3 Comments

UK air pollution: why so high?

Being an island, the cause of air pollution in the UK is rarely straightforward – often coming from a variety of sources.

April 8, 2015 No Comments

10 pictures that prove spring has sprung

When spring has sprung, pictures do a much better job than words of telling the story, so I thought I’d gather some images that will definitely put a spring in your step!

April 1, 2015 No Comments

This is what a 160mph super typhoon looks like from space

When it comes to weather, there are times when only the view from space can illustrate just how amazing atmospheric phenomena can be.

March 30, 2015 1 Comment

60mph gales to start the week

The weather is going to stay lively for the next few days, with no intention of making a step in the direction of spring, let alone summer.

March 25, 2015 No Comments

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

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.

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.

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