Liam Dutton

Weather Presenter
Liam Dutton is the Channel 4 News Weather Presenter

Forecaster Liam Dutton is Channel 4 News' first presenter dedicated to weather.

His brief incorporates analysis of UK and International weather along with issues related to climate change, health and food and the impact of weather on travel, finances and welfare.

Liam will have an important online role too, leading Channel 4 News' new weather website and using social media to discuss weather with viewers.

He started his career at the BBC Weather Centre (presenting his first forecast at just 22) and has since travelled the UK presenting for BBC nations and regions.

In 2006 he began presenting for national and international BBC outlets and most recently worked across BBC News, BBC World News, BBC Breakfast and Radio 4's Today programme.


article 30 July 2014 World, India
Indian Landslide
India landslide: dozens feared trapped

Heavy monsoon rains triggered a landslide in India on Wednesday, burying up to 150 in a village around 37 miles from the western city of Pune in Maharashtra.

article 28 July 2014 UK
Flooding Worthing
Thunderstorms and flash floods hit SE England

Thunderstorms, torrential rain and hail hit parts of south east England on Monday morning, causing flash flooding and travel disruption.

post 25 July 2014
Fresher air and a little rain this weekend

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 this weekend.

post 22 July 2014
Typhoon Matmo threatens Taiwan with flash floods

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.

post 21 July 2014
Heat and humidity to return this week

After thunderstorms and flash flooding at the weekend, the heat will return this week, with some places reaching 30C by Thursday.

post 18 July 2014
Severe thunderstorm warning as heatwave breaks

Severe thunderstorms are expected tonight and through Saturday, as the heatwave breaks, bringing the threat of some severe weather across the UK.

post 16 July 2014
Expected heatwave triggers heat-health alert

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.

article 16 July 2014 Philippines
Thousands flee as typhoon hits Philippines - video

At least 10 people have been killed by a typhoon as it hit the Philippines on Wednesday, packing damaging winds and torrential downpours of rain.

article 14 July 2014 World
Siberian Hailstorm
Hailstones set beach-goers running for cover - video

Swimmers on a popular river beach in Siberia's largest city, Novosibirsk, were sent running for cover at the weekend, as hailstones the size of golf balls fell from the sky.

post 11 July 2014
A brief burst of heat may bring 30C next week

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.

post 07 July 2014
Rare noctilucent clouds light up the sky

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.

article 04 July 2014 World, United States
Hurricane Arthur
Hurricane Arthur makes landfall in North Carolina

The first hurricane of the Atlantic season made landfall on the coast of North Carolina on Thursday night, bringing heavy rain and damaging gusts of wind.

post 03 July 2014
Hailstorm blocks roads in northern Spain

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?

post 01 July 2014
First Atlantic hurricane of season expected this week

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.

post 25 June 2014
Heavy showers this weekend: wellies galore at Glastonbury

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.

video 24 June 2014 World, Australia

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Australia storms bring rain, gales, heavy snow - video

Stormy weather lashed New South Wales and Victoria on Tuesday with strong winds that toppled trees and power lines in Melbourne. Heavy snow fell in the mountains, bringing 50cm of snow to ski resorts.

post 23 June 2014
Glastonbury 2014 weather: don't forget your wellies!

So far, June has generally graced our shores with high pressure, giving many of us warmth and sunshine for the first summer month. But rain is on the horizon for Glastonbury later this week.

post 20 June 2014
Will the weather play ball for Wimbledon this year?

Wimbledon fortnight is upon us - a time when thousands of people swarm to SW19 and Wimbledon becomes a hive of activity for two weeks of action-packed tennis. But will the weather play ball?

video 20 June 2014 World, Bulgaria

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Flash flooding in Bulgaria kills 10 - video

Flash flooding has killed 10 people in Bulgaria, after torrential rain fell across the country on Thursday. Worst hit was the coastal city of Varna, where torrents of water filled the streets.