Wild Weather


November 18, 2015

Expired 3.0 20 x
Richard Hammond investigates the crucial role temperature plays in all weather. Without heat, there would be no weather - no clouds, no rain, no snow, no dust storms, no thunder and lightning.

November 11, 2015

Expired 3.0 11 x
Richard Hammond investigates the crucial role water plays. Without water there would be almost no weather: no rain, no snow, no hail, no clouds. So Richard goes in pursuit of water in all its forms. He tries to weigh a cloud, finds out how rain could crush a car and gets involved in starting an avalanche.

November 4, 2015

Expired 3.0 13 x
Richard Hammond investigates how wind actually starts. He visits one of the windiest places on the planet, walks into the centre of a man-made tornado and creates a 10-metre high whirlwind - made of fire!

June 30, 2015

Expired 3.0 17 x
Our everyday weather is a thing of extraordinary beauty and complexity. This programme attempts to uncover, for the first time on television, the incredible events happening right in front of us, every second of every day.
Episodes 2014

4. Heat

Expired 3.0 19 x
Donal MacIntyre follows heat's journey from the jungles of the equator to the snows of the arctic. In the steaming jungles of Belize the British Army show him what life is like in the world's biggest sauna. In the blinding heart of the Sahara desert he runs the infamous Marathon of the Sands. Fooled by mirages and blasted ...

3. Cold

Expired 3.0 18 x
From the North Pole, Donal MacIntyre takes a journey south with winter as it brings death and destruction into our world. He is buried alive, frozen solid and plunged into the lethal white heart of winter. After a refreshing dip under the ice in the frozen Arctic he beds down alone in a snowhole in the remotest part of Gre...

2. Wet

3.0 23 x
Donal MacIntyre's journey with water begins in Bergen, the wettest place in Europe, where he finds how to live with almost constant rain. He follows the rainwater into the icy northern seas where it joins the greatest ocean current of them all. Rising in the Indian ocean, it fuels the mighty Indian monsoon, bringing inches...

1. Wind

3.0 24 x
Donal MacIntyre finds out what it's like to stand up to winds of 136mph and sees what a 4,000,000mph wind looks like. He meets those who have experienced the fury of tornados, hurricanes and jet streams, and journeys from the doldrums at the equator to both poles to find out how the winds work, how they drive our weather a...
Episodes 2012

In 2012

3.0 24 x
Carol Kirkwood reviews a year of record-breaking weather across the capital.
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