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 02 July 2015
Severe thunderstorms strike as heat breaks

Yesterday, the UK experienced its hottest July day on record, with 36.7C (98F) at Heathrow airport in London. But as the heat broke, severe thunderstorms hit northern England and Scotland

post 01 July 2015
UK has hottest July day on record

The temperature soared to 34.5C today at Northolt in north west London, making it the hottest day of the year so far and the hottest day in the UK since 2006.

post 30 June 2015
UK heatwave: 10 things you need to know

Our first proper burst of summer heat is about to arrive. How hot will it get and for how long?

post 25 June 2015
30C summer heat possible next week

The lack of warmth so far this summer may be compensated by a sizzling start to July, with hints from weather computer models that temperatures will soar for a time next week.

post 24 June 2015
Will you see the northern lights expected tonight?

Another coronal mass ejection from the sun has sent more charged particles our way, with another showing of the northern lights expected during Wednesday night.

post 23 June 2015
Northern lights seen across UK last night

According to the Met Office, the northern lights were seen as far south as Dorset and Bournemouth on Monday night, with a number of amazing pictures posted on Twitter.

post 22 June 2015
Glastonbury Festival: wellies or sun cream?

There's one thing that determines the experience that Glastonbury festival goers have: the weather. So, will it be rain or shine this year?

post 10 June 2015
Severe thunderstorms threaten disruption on Friday

A plume of warm, moist air, laden with potential energy will give a threat of severe thunderstorms to southern parts of the UK on Friday.

post 04 June 2015
Thunderstorms to bring flood risk on Friday

Whilst there's not going to be a heatwave in the UK, as I mentioned in my blog a few days ago, the close proximity of hot and humid air will spark off some thunderstorms on Friday.

post 03 June 2015
Rare noctilucent clouds spotted over UK

During the summer months each year, cloud spotters eagerly stare up at the skies, hoping to catch a glimpse of rare noctilucent clouds.

post 02 June 2015
UK heatwave: fact or a load of hot air?

The howling of the wind and pounding of the rain last night were more reminiscent of a night in October, rather than June. But are we really in for a heatwave later this week?

post 28 May 2015
El Nino's influence: more Pacific hurricanes likely this year

Yesterday, the National Hurricane Center issued its eastern Pacific hurricane outlook, saying that thereżs a 70 per cent chance of an above-normal number of storms this year - largely due to El Nino.

post 26 May 2015
A stronger El Nino: what does this mean for global weather?

The latest predictions from climate models suggest that a moderate to strong El Nino is on the cards in the coming months. But what could this mean for global weather?

post 22 May 2015
Bank holiday weather: rain or shine?

The second bank holiday weekend of the month is imminent and many of us will no doubt be wondering what the weather has to offer.

post 20 May 2015
Weather explained: yesterday's thunderstorms in pictures

Whilst the drenching downpours may not have been welcomed by those of us caught out and soaked, they did offer some stunning cloud pictures that were sent to me on Twitter.

post 19 May 2015
What's going on with May's weather?

Yet again today, many of us have been dodging the downpours at a time of the year when weżd normally expect the weather to be perking up.

post 15 May 2015
Any signs of summer yet?

There's no doubt in any of our minds that May's weather has so far has been a disappointment. But are there any signs of summer-like warmth soon?

post 11 May 2015
Ever wondered how cloudy earth is at any one time?

From the cuteness of a fluffy white cumulus to the scary, menacing aura of a towering dark cumulonimbus, each cloud paints its own picture. But typically, how cloudy is our planet at any one time?

post 06 May 2015
Polling day: will the weather get in the way?

This time round, it seems that predicting the weather will be a much easier job than predicting the outcome of the election, as the party leaders have their last-minute push of campaigning.