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Extreme Weather: Snow
In Britain we've always had a problem with snow and icy conditions that often seem to bring the country to a halt. Mark Thompson travels to Aberdeen airport to see the lessons they've learnt since the winter of 2010, one of the most severe in history.
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Weather Explained: Sun
Beyond the heat of a hot summer's day, how much does the sun influence the UK weather? Mark Thompson travels to Eastbourne, the sunniest place in England, to find out that even there, sunny conditions are never guarunteed and the weather is becoming ever more unpredictable.
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Weather Explained: Rain
Why does it rain so much in Britain, and is it actually getting wetter? Mark Thompson answers these questions and explains the three different types of rain.
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Weather Explained: Wind
The British coast regularly gets hit by the strongest winds in Europe. Mark Thompson explores why this is, before putting himself in the eye of a record 142mph storm, a recreation of a wind speed once recored in Aberdeen.
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Weather Explained: Snow
Mark Thompson heads to Aberdeen, home of some of the most extreme weather conditions in the UK, to investigate the science behind snow.
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Extreme Weather: Sun
As a nation we've always been obsessed with the sun but as this Mark Thompson reveals in this episode, heatwaves can lead to drought and health concerns for the most vulnerable.
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Extreme Weather: Rain
In recent years England has been hit particularly bad by flooding. So what can we do to predict and cope with extreme rainwater? Mark Thompson investigates.
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Extreme Weather: Wind
The UK has always suffered from extremely windy conditions. Mark Thompson investigates why this is the case, and whether this is liable to get worse.