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 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.

post 08 August 2014
Ex-Hurricane Bertha threatens rain, gales and disruption this weekend

The remnants of Hurricane Bertha are heading our way this weekend, bringing the potential for unseasonably heavy rain and strong winds.

article 07 August 2014 UK
Flood Warning Map
Channel 4 News - live flood warnings map

Live flood warnings and alerts for England and Wales, updated every 15 minutes with the latest data from the Environment Agency, informing of flood risk in each area.

article 07 August 2014 World, United States
Hurricane Iselle
Hawaii braced for Hurricane Iselle

The people of the Hawaiian islands are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Iselle, threatening to bring damaging winds, heavy rain, which could cause flash flooding and mudslides.

post 05 August 2014
Remnants of Hurricane Bertha could bring a wet and windy weekend

Following a pretty good summer so far with sunshine and warmth, we could have a rude awakening later this weekend as the remnants of a hurricane bring us wet and windy weather.

post 04 August 2014
Tropical storms seen from space

During the past week, there has been a marked rise in the number of tropical storms around the world, as the cumulative heat of summer provides energy for them to thrive.

post 01 August 2014
Weather warning for heavy rain this weekend

This weekend will see much of the UK experience weather that hasn't been seen for quite some time, with an area of low pressure bringing heavy rain.

post 31 July 2014
A typhoon seen from space and sliced down the middle

Satellites now have an array of equipment on-board, allowing storms not only to be viewed from space, but sliced down the middle, with a side on profile view.

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.