About the Show
From freak desert snowstorms to glow-in-the-dark ocean waves, The World's Weirdest Weather examines some of the planet's most extraordinary weather phenomena.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.