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Weather Presenter — Channel 4 News
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Weather Presenter for @Channel4News, formerly @bbcweather. @metoffice qualified meteorologist. Writer. Musician. Tech lover. My views unless otherwise stated.

Rain, floods and collapsed M25 but no repeat of February — Britain's busiest motorway, the M25, descended into chaos this morning after a section of road appeared to collapse in heavy rain, following overnight maintenance. Potholes formed on the M25 at junction 9 near Leatherhead in Surrey, leading to three lanes clockwise between junction 9 and 11 at Addlestone closed.

Italy landslide leaves one dead - video — Torrential rain caused a landslide on Wednesday that killed a man in the town of Crevacuore, near the city of Biella in the northern Piedmont region. A number of homes were also destroyed.

Fireball meteor seen over Japan video — People in Japan saw a sparkling light race across the sky on Monday evening. Experts say it may have been a "fireball" meteor - a piece of an asteroid that ignites upon entering Earth's atmosphere.

Warmest Halloween on record for the UK — This beats the previous record, which was also set in Kent on Halloween 1968, when the temperature reached 20C in Dartford. A southerly wind has brought warm air surging northwards from the Azores, which when combined with sunny spells has lifted temperatures to around 10C above normal for the time of year.

London heavy rain in slow motion — A heavy downpour in London captured in slow motion.

Plane takeoff time lapse - through the mist and into the sunshine — A time lapse of take off at London Heathrow Airport on Saturday 13th September 2014. The plane takes off in mist and quickly ascends into the sunshine.

Arizona dust storm time lapse: video — Amazing footage has emerged of a dust storm, also known as a Haboob, as it swept across Phoenix, Arizona at the weekend. Weather warnings were issued and a number of properties lost power.

Arizona hit by flash floods: video — Severe storms caused flash floods in the Phoenix area on Monday, breaking an 81-year-old rainfall record. People had to be rescued from cars and roads turned into rivers as water levels rose quickly.

Japan landslide kills dozens — A landslide on the outskirts of the city of Hiroshima, triggered by torrential rain, has left at least 27 people dead, including several children.

Squall line and thunderstorm over west London — A squall line passing over west London from the remnants of Hurricane Bertha, giving thunder, lightning, heavy rain and very strong gusts of wind.
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Nov 23, 2014

@jakeleopold Everyone else seems to have understood that tweet. As I said, most will have to de-ice tomorrow... Have a pleasant evening.

Nov 23, 2014

@jakeleopold Not at all... PS - since when have NW England and N. Ireland in the south of the UK?

Nov 23, 2014

@jakeleopold They are city centre temps for one representative place in each region. Suburbs and rural areas colder - so, most, as I said.

Nov 23, 2014

@jakeleopold You can get ice on car windscreens when air temp is a degree or so above freezing - surfaces cool readily. So most is correct.

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