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.


post 22 September 2014
September: driest start in over half a century

The first half of September has been very dry across the UK, with temperatures well above average, according to provisional Met Office statistics up to the 15th day of the month.

post 12 September 2014
Northern lights may be visible tonight

Northern parts of the UK could be in for a showing of the aurora borealis, or northern lights as they are also known, on Friday night.

post 11 September 2014
High pressure set to lose its grip next week

Fortunes look set to change next week, as high pressure looses its grip on our weather and low pressure tries to nudge its way across us.

video 10 September 2014 World, United States

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Arizona dust storm - time lapse video

Amazing footage has emerged of a dust storm, also known as a Haboob, as it sweeps through Phoenix, Arizona. Weather warnings were issued and a number of properties lost power.

video 09 September 2014 World, United States

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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.

post 08 September 2014
A hurricane-force storm in September?

As I looked at the longer term trend for our weather this morning, one weather computer model threw up a particularly interesting theme for the fourth week in September - a hurricane-force storm.

post 04 September 2014
Video inside a tornado: calm to carnage in 60 seconds

An astonishing video has captured what appears to be a tornado hitting the village of Bashkiria in Russia, tearing roofs of building and sending debris hurtling through the air at high speed.

post 01 September 2014
September weather: what would we normally expect?

The first part of September looks like it will see a return to summer-like warmth and sunshine, but what would we expect to see in a typical September?

post 29 August 2014
Summer 2014 weather: a great start but August falters

As August draws to a close, so does meteorological summer (June, July and August), which means that provisional statistics are now available for how summer shaped up this year.

post 28 August 2014
Earth from space: August 2014

During August, there have been some particularly good images of our planet taken by Nasa satellites from space.

post 27 August 2014
Hints of summer bouncing back next week

Following a wet and cool bank holiday Monday, my meteorological charts are showing hints that summer will bounce back next week.

post 22 August 2014
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.

post 21 August 2014
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?

article 20 August 2014 World, Japan
Japan Landslide
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.

post 18 August 2014
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.

post 15 August 2014
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.

post 14 August 2014
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.

post 13 August 2014
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.

post 11 August 2014
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.