Liam Dutton on Weather

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

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August 27, 2014 No Comments

Hints of summer bouncing back next week

I’m sure you don’t need a weatherman to tell you that the weather on bank holiday Monday was grim. In fact, very grim.

Rain poured from the skies in classic British bank holiday fashion for all except Scotland, leading to weather that would put an autumnal day in mid-October to shame.

Even though it was forecast well in advance, the reality of it coming to fruition didn’t make it any easier to bear, with south east England widely recording 25-30mm of rain.  (more…)

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August 22, 2014 2 Comments

Why is the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season so quiet?

As the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season approaches in the coming weeks, the notable lack of storm activity in the Atlantic ocean continues.

August 21, 2014 1 Comment

Bank holiday weather: rain or shine?

The final bank holiday of the year is approaching and it’s likely to be a busy one with many schools still in the midst of the summer holidays. But what will the weather deliver us?

August 18, 2014 No Comments

Chilly nights to give a hint of autumn this week

Following a summer that has been dominated by sunshine and warmth, this week will see the arrival of cooler air and some unseasonably chilly nights for August.

August 15, 2014 No Comments

August so far: wet, wet, wet…

Today, the Met Office released some provisional figures showing that the UK has had almost all of its average August rainfall in the first 13 days of the month.

August 14, 2014 No Comments

Cool and unsettled for the rest of August

Following a good summer so far, the weather looks to have turned a corner, with something a lot more changeable from this point onwards.

August 13, 2014 No Comments

Clouds, thunderstorms, sunsets and rainbows: your pictures

From menacing storm clouds to colourful sunsets, the weather really has put on a fantastic display in recent days, so I thought I’d pull together a selection of images for you to see.

August 11, 2014 No Comments

Ex-Hurricane Bertha: the view from space

As predicted, the remnants of Hurricane Bertha hit the UK on Sunday, bringing an abrupt end to the warmth and sunshine that we’ve become used to this summer.

August 8, 2014 2 Comments

Ex-Hurricane Bertha threatens rain, gales and disruption this weekend

The remnants of Hurricane Bertha are heading our way this weekend, bringing the potential for unseasonably heavy rain and strong winds.

August 5, 2014 1 Comment

Remnants of Hurricane Bertha could bring a wet and windy weekend

Following a pretty good summer so far with sunshine and warmth, we could have a rude awakening later this weekend as the remnants of a hurricane bring us wet and windy weather.

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