Weather news

  • 7 Sep 2017

    The destruction from one of the most powerful Atlantic storms ever recorded is still underway. The death toll, from category five Hurricane Irma, currently at 9, is likely to rise. Officials have described the damage as it swept across Caribbean islands as “apocalyptic” and buildings stood little chance as they were trashed by winds that…

  • 6 Sep 2017

    Hurricane Irma, with winds of 185mph, has slammed through the Caribbean with record ferocity, causing huge swathes of damage to the islands in its path. Rooftops and trees in Saint Martin and Saint Barts were brought down, with electricity supplies cut off, plunging the islands into blackout. The US National Hurricane Centre has called the…

  • 28 Jul 2017

    If you think the weather here is a bit unsummery, spare a thought for Istanbul, which has been battered by giant hailstones the size of golf balls. The torrential storm, which lasted around 20 minutes, forced people to run for cover as the hailstones smashed on to buildings and cars. Thousands of emergency workers were…

  • 25 Jul 2017

    Southern Europe is still sweltering in the grip of a heatwave, which has sparked wildfires in the south of France and Corsica, near popular tourist spots along the Cote d’Azur. Thousands of firefighters have also been battling blazes in Portugal, while Italy’s drought is so severe that the Pope has shut down the Vatican’s historic…

  • 24 Jul 2017

    New Channel 4 Weather graphics launch today

    After a few months in development, I’m excited to announce that some new weather graphics are launching on this evening’s Channel 4 Weather forecast.

  • 6 Jun 2017

    It’s a cliché that rain on polling day is bad for left-wing parties. But does the evidence stack up? FactCheck investigates.

  • 23 Feb 2017

    We sent our weather presenter, Liam Dutton, to North Wales – where the worst of the winds were expected – this is his journey along the coast.

  • 23 Feb 2017

    A woman has been killed as Storm Doris brought winds of up to 94mph along with snow and rain to the UK. The woman suffered very serious head injuries when a large piece of roofing fell on to a street in Wolverhampton. Strong winds have led to flight cancellations and road and rail disruption across…

  • 21 Feb 2017

    Storm Doris: 60-80mph winds to hit UK on Thursday

    Storm Doris is going to hit the UK during the daytime on Thursday, bringing a spell of gales across many areas, with the potential for damage and disruption.

  • 18 Feb 2017

    It’s been called a ‘bomo-genesis’ or weather bomb in plain English – a huge Pacific storm which brought heavy rains and cyclone-force winds, car-swallowing sinkholes and power cuts across Southern California.

  • 14 Feb 2017

    60cm of snow expected in one day?!

    60cm of snow in one day is hard to imagine, but for residents in north east Canada, it’s about to become a reality.

  • 8 Feb 2017

    8 facts about this week’s cold weather

    Colder weather will arrive for all of us in the coming days, but how cold will it get and how much snow will there be?

  • 14 Jan 2017

    A man has died after part of a cliff collapsed onto a beach.

  • 13 Jan 2017

    It’s across countries such as Greece, Italy, Serbia and Turkey where the cold snap is causing the most suffering.

  • 13 Jan 2017

    Labour peer Lord Dubbs on refugees.