Channel 4 News’ Weather presenter Liam Dutton blogs on the highs and lows of the weather.
The weekend is upon us and with most schools having broken up for the summer holidays, lots of people will be heading for the great outdoors.
Summer so far has delivered the UK with consistently good weather, bringing plenty of warmth and sunshine, with just temporary blips of showers and thunderstorms.
Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have all had their hottest day of the year so far in recent days, with temperatures in the upper 20s. (more…)
Taiwan is bracing itself for Typhoon Matmo to strike on Tuesday night (local time), giving damaging gusts of wind, torrential rain and a storm surge at the coast.
After thunderstorms and flash flooding at the weekend, the heat will return this week, with some places reaching 30C by Thursday.
Severe thunderstorms are expected tonight and through Saturday, as the heatwave breaks, bringing the threat of some severe weather across the UK.
In response to the arrival of hot weather in the coming days, the Met Office today issued a level 2 heat-health alert for the Midlands and eastern parts of England.
So far this summer, nowhere in the UK has reached a temperature of 30C (86F). However, that may change next week, with a brief burst of heat and humidity from Spain.
Last night delivered a spectacular showing of noctilucent clouds in the sky above the UK, leading to a flurry of tweets this morning, asking me what they are.
Amazing footage shows a hailstorm that hit town of Almazan, just outside the city of Soria in northern Spain on Wednesday, blocking roads. But how can it hail when it’s hot?
The south east coast of the US is closely watching a tropical depression off the east coast of Florida that is likely to become the first Atlantic hurricane of the season this week.
June so far has seen high pressure grace our shores for much of the time, giving lots of settled weather, warmth and pleasant spells of summer sunshine. However, that is about to change.