Liam Dutton on Weather

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

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October 1, 2015 No Comments

Hurricane Joaquin: to strike or not to strike US east coast?

Yesterday, I wrote a blog about the heavy rain that threatens eastern coastal states of the US in the next few days – this still stands.

However, I also mentioned the huge amount of uncertainty that lies with the path that Hurricane Joaquin will take this weekend and beyond.

This uncertainty still remains, with various computer models having different outcomes as to where the storm will go. (more…)

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September 30, 2015 No Comments

Flooding rains threaten eastern US

Eastern coastal states of the US look set for some heavy and prolonged rainfall during the next five days, which will bring the risk of major flooding in places.

September 23, 2015 1 Comment

Autumn: four things that tell us it’s here

As the summer that we never really had fades, our minds turn to the autumn that lies ahead. But what are the signs that autumn is here?

September 15, 2015 No Comments

Heavy rain to bring flood risk

After high pressure bringing some sunshine and warmth last week, normal service has resumed, with low pressure driving our weather for the next few days.

September 8, 2015 2 Comments

Met Office to name wind storms: how will it work?

Today, the Met Office announced that in conjunction with the Irish national meteorological service, it will start naming wind storms that affect the UK and Ireland. But how will it work?

September 3, 2015 No Comments

Earth from space: five stunning pictures

Recently, there have been some particularly striking images of earth from space. I’ve rounded up the best ones and explained what they are showing.

September 2, 2015 1 Comment

A hurricane that has travelled into the future, sort of…

Former Hurricane Kilo, now Typhoon Kilo, spinning around in the Pacific Ocean, has achieved what can be considered no mean feat for a powerful storm of tropical origin.

September 1, 2015 2 Comments

Summer 2015 weather: like or dislike?

With the calendar page flipping over into September, today marks the beginning of meteorological autumn. But just how bad was summer this year?

August 27, 2015 1 Comment

Bank holiday weekend: rain or shine?

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 21, 2015 1 Comment

This weekend: summer heat returns, but will it last?

Summer heat will return this weekend, with temperatures hitting 30C. But will it last?

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