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 19 November 2015
Snow warning for this weekend

As the first proper cold spell of the season arrives this weekend, snow warnings have been issued. But will it snow where you are?

post 16 November 2015
Storm Barney: severe gales for southern UK on Tuesday

Storm Barney could bring damaging gusts of wind across southern parts of the UK later on Tuesday. Looking further ahead, it'll turn much colder next weekend with some snow.

post 13 November 2015
Heavy rain brings flooding risk this weekend

There could be flooding this weekend in north western parts of the UK, as low pressure brings yet more heavy rain.

post 11 November 2015
Storm Abigail: winds of up to 90mph for Scotland

Warnings for Storm Abigail have been upgraded to Amber for the far north and west of Scotland, with disruption likely during Thursday night and Friday.

post 10 November 2015
First named storm 'Abigail' to hit Scotland

The first named storm of the season, Abigail, threatens northern Scotland with 60-80mph winds and disruption later this week.

post 09 November 2015
Five images showing rain and gales lie ahead

As the weather gears up to deliver us a week of rain and wind, there are some great images that capture this week's weather theme well.

post 02 November 2015
What causes fog?

Thick fog blanketed much of the UK on Monday morning, leading to travel delays - especially for planes. But what causes fog and did you know that there are four different types?

post 30 October 2015
Cyclone Chapala could bring years of rain to Yemen and Oman in days

Powerful Cyclone Chapala could bring years of rain to parts of Yemen and Oman in days, as it makes landfall early on Monday.

post 27 October 2015
Amazing video of hurricane hunters flying into Hurricane Patricia

Hurricane hunters captured the moment that they flew inside Hurricane Patricia - the most powerful hurricane recorded in the western hemisphere, with sustained winds of 200mph.

post 23 October 2015
'Potentially catastrophic' hurricane to hit Mexico

A category five hurricane ┐ the strongest on the hurricane scale ┐ is set to hit the coast of western Mexico on Friday evening (local time). Hurricane Patricia has been described as ┐potentially cata

post 14 October 2015
Snow in Germany. Will it reach here?

Early snow falls in Germany, but with a chill in the air in the UK, can we expect the same?

post 01 October 2015
Hurricane Joaquin: to strike or not to strike US east coast?

Eastern coastal states of the US are still under threat from Hurricane Joaquin in the coming days, but the forecast is far from certain.

post 30 September 2015
Flooding rains threaten eastern US

Eastern coastal states of the US look set for some heavy and prolonged rainfall during the next five days, which will bring the risk of major flooding in places.

post 23 September 2015
Autumn: four things that tell us it's here

As the summer that we never really had fades, our minds turn to the autumn that lies ahead. But what are the signs that autumn is here?

post 15 September 2015
Heavy rain to bring flood risk

After high pressure bringing some sunshine and warmth last week, normal service has resumed, with low pressure driving our weather for the next few days.

post 08 September 2015
Met Office to name wind storms: how will it work?

Today, the Met Office announced that in conjunction with the Irish national meteorological service, it will start naming wind storms that affect the UK and Ireland. But how will it work?

post 03 September 2015
Earth from space: five stunning pictures

Recently, there have been some particularly striking images of earth from space. I've rounded up the best ones and explained what they are showing.

post 02 September 2015
A hurricane that has travelled into the future, sort of...

Former Hurricane Kilo, now Typhoon Kilo, spinning around in the Pacific Ocean, has achieved what can be considered no mean feat for a powerful storm of tropical origin.

post 01 September 2015
Summer 2015 weather: like or dislike?

With the calendar page flipping over into September, today marks the beginning of meteorological autumn. But just how bad was summer this year?