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The World's Weirdest Weather

  • Series 1 Episode 1: Fire

    Alex explores strange weather associated with fire, from firenadoes to upward lightning, volcanic explosions and firestorms; with remarkable accounts from those who have survived lightning strikes.

  • Series 1 Episode 2: Air

    Alex Beresford reveals the staggering power of air, and how it creates strange weather, from tornadoes to Biblical dust storms, double rainbows, dust devils, smog and mirages

  • Series 1 Episode 3: Water

    Alex Beresford explores how water can create freakish weather events, from Britain's deadly flood of 1953 to a rain of worms in Scotland, sea foam and giant hailstones called ice bombs.

  • The World's Weirdest Weather

    Alex explores more remarkable weather events, including a flash flood in New Zealand that washes a dozen eels into a suburban street, and discovers how spiders, powered by a thunderstorm, can fly

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    Series 2 Episode 1

    New series of the show that examines some of the planet's most extraordinary weather phenomena. The first programme includes an upside down rainbow and glow-in-the-dark ocean waves.

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 2

    How did weird weather turn Lake Erie pea green? Plus, New York's beautiful 'Manhattanhenge' sunset, moustache clouds, weather bombs, giant mushroom-shaped rocks and more.

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 3

    Weird weather on this show includes; an icicle that closes down a street in Canada, a green haze that envelops Moscow 26 years after the Chernobyl disaster, and lightning that reaches out to space

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 4

    More incredible weather and the science behind it, from a rare fire rainbow to cloud streets and a blood-red waterfall

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 3 Episode 1

    This episode visits a town in South Carolina where it's raining popcorn snow: little balls of ice called graupel that look harmless but that could trigger avalanches

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 3 Episode 2

    How weird weather is making Florida the sinkhole capital of the world. Plus, red rain in Sri Lanka and India, underwater clouds, snow rollers, sprouting ice and more.

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 3 Episode 3

    This episode features exploding icebergs in Antarctica, snow in Saudi Arabia, deadly sea foam in America, a perfect full circle rainbow, a lake that drains then mysteriously re-fills, and more

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
  • Series 3 Episode 4

    Why is a lake in Canada coming out in spots? Plus: singing sand dunes, rare gravity waves, a pillar of ice sprouting from an English birdbath, and more.

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    Series 4 Episode 1

    This episode reveals the truth about deadly rain bombs, freak desert hailstorms, bizarre 'ropenadoes', seafloor volcanoes, lakes you can walk on and more

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 4 Episode 2

    This episode examines global weather wipe-outs, from Maryland to the Middle East. Lakes are boiled and frogs frozen alive. Plagues of locusts rain down and snow buries a city.

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 4 Episode 3

    From icy waves in the Arctic to wobbly earth in England, this episode takes in biblical floods, exploding rocks, alien landscapes and earthquake lightning

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 4 Episode 4

    Hailstorms, lightning and supercells unleash hell. Helicopters ignite the air, 'snowmageddon' hits Tucson and mysterious circles form in Namibia, while fish wash ashore in India.

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 4 Episode 5

    This episode features geysers exploding in the city, clouds that look like they've been cut with a razor, freak winds that turn bridges to jelly, blood-red rainbows and 'zombie' trees

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 4 Episode 6

    The weather in this episode creates a strange symphony. Light sabre sounds resonate from icy lakes, rocks ring like bells, and deadly multiple twisters roar and rage across the earth.

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 4 Episode 7

    From sapphire caves to bizarre blue lava and rainbow clouds, this episode exposes the invisible forces of nature behind the strangest bright and beautiful events on our planet

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    The World's Weirdest Weather

    From the top of a black volcano to the bottom of a rainbow river, this episode explores the weather's most colourful mysteries

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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