Um, yes? Over the past decade, Britain and Ireland have experienced some extraordinary weather conditions. It has led many people to wonder if our weather really is getting worse. The year started with storms and gale-force winds tearing across much of the UK, before the driest spring in a century left 35 million people suffering from drought. In Aberdeen in March, temperatures soared to 23 degrees Celsius. But within four weeks, everything had changed. With the use of archive footage, expert insight and computer graphics, this programme investigates the UK's most severe weather events of the past decade and puts them into the wider context of climate change.
Is Our Weather Getting Worse? Channel 4: 8.00pm
Story by Sheena McGinley | 10:54 | Tuesday 11th December 2012 | TV Highlights
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