Channel 4 News’ Weather presenter Liam Dutton blogs on the highs and lows of the weather.
Once again, a bank holiday weekend lies ahead (except in Scotland) and most of us will be hoping that the relentless rain of the past week will ease.
August this year has been disappointing, although it shouldn’t come as too much as a surprise, given that seven of the last ten Augusts have been wetter than normal.
The reason for the unseasonable weather has been the jet stream – the fast-moving ribbon of air around five miles up in the atmosphere that drives the weather we experience at the surface. (more…)
Summer heat will return this weekend, with temperatures hitting 30C. But will it last?
Just ten days ago, Taiwan was hit by Typhoon Soudelor, which left six people dead and a trail of destruction. Another typhoon may threaten the country this weekend.
Thunderstorms are likely during Thursday and Friday, bringing a risk of localised flooding. Will you be affected?
The peak of the Perseid meteor shower happens on Wednesday night, but will there be clear skies to see it?
Taiwan is braced for the arrival of Typhoon Soudelor, which is expected to slam into the island nation on Friday night, local time.
Whilst July’s weather may not have offered the amount of sunshine and warmth many of us might have liked, records for heat and cold were still broken.
The curtain is about to fall on the month of July, meaning that we are about to enter our last summer month of the year. But what will August bring?
One of the most frequent questions that I have been asked this year is: has it been a windy year? You may be surprised at the answer!
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”