Their primary job as weathercasters is to present a weather forecast for the coming night and next day, yes they are given little time to do it in, and yes things are going to get wet and windy this weekend, but please don’t forget about the here and now.
Not a single traffic cam on either the A57 or A628. Unfortunately Highways England only seem interested in traffic on Motorway and no other type of road.
I suppose it does provide meaning for a group of people down in Exeter, and what would people like me and those hacks down at the Daily Mail and Daily Express do if they stopped?
I get the feeling that this particular forecast is taped much earlier in the evening, and is certainly not helpful to any motorist attempting to use the A9 tonight who is watching it.
This infographic is for the benefit of people like Chris Fawkes who has trouble telling the difference between the two.
Petty and trivial it may be, but London centric thinking is insidious and pervades not only presenters at Meteogroup but at the Met Office too.
I can’t believe that the presenters come up with each idea themselves and that there isn’t someone locked in a room back at Meteogroup headquarters furiously racking his brain for pertinent weather and climate stories he can add to his list.
This almost looks like a repeat performance of the 16th of December debacle in this part of the world.
Matt’s slip of the geographic tongue
His reaction is only to be expected from anyone displaying such a severe case of Scotia Myopia like he has.
Dear Ben please feel free to use this plotted chart for your later broadcast, alternatively you could always print it out and put it on your mantle piece.
It’s certainly turned a little more ‘hazy’ across our part of the world this morning or should that be ‘overcast’?