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Liam Dutton

Weather Presenter — Channel 4 News
As seen in: Channel 4 News

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

Hot summers 'to become the norm in UK' — Researchers carried out new analysis of long range climate projections, based on 30-year averages, in an attempt to gain a better insight into what the UK's weather will be like in the future.

Australia storms kill three — The storm, which has lashed Sydney and other parts of New South Wales since Monday, has dumped more than 30cm of rain in some areas, causing flash flooding.

Tropical Cyclone Pam to batter Vanuatu: in numbers — 270,000 people The number of people living in Vanuatu, where the Vanuatu Disaster Management Office issued red alerts for four provinces, advising residents to shelter in evacuation centres. 50,000 children An estimation of how many children are at risk from the storm, according to Save the Children's Vanuatu director Tom Skirrow.

Golf ball-size hail in Australia storm - video — A storm ripped through Brisbane on Thursday, uprooting trees and ripping roofs off homes. Hail the size of golf balls fell, 12 people were injured and 83,000 homes left without power.

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.

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.
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Oct 24, 2016

RT @philklotzbach: It has now been 11 yrs since last major hurricane made U.S. landfall (Wilma-2005) - longest U.S. major hurricane la…

Oct 23, 2016

@croft1a Too early to tell. However, a better chance than the past few years to see some proper cold and snow.

Oct 23, 2016

@bringitaway For now... However, things are capable of changing very quickly at this time of year!

Oct 23, 2016

Just been looking ahead to November. Stormy weather seems less likely than usual. Greater chance of high pressure, dry and cold. Stay tuned!

Oct 23, 2016

Those heading to the Canary Islands for half-term holidays may be disappointed. Low pressure will bring heavy showers and a brisk breeze.

Oct 23, 2016

@Drys @Schafernaker It certainly is! What a great pic. Here's more about how they form... 

Oct 21, 2016

@MarieBard If the weather pattern is right, it can happen...

Oct 21, 2016

Just stumbled across this US weather forecast from 1966. How things have changed - especially computers & graphics! 

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