Strange Weather Days

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls some extreme weather conditions that have occurred in the UK.

Episodes

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20080314 BT=1315 (BBC7)

Dartmoor, 1963. A great snow blizzard left 6ft drifts. Midwives delivered babies by phone. People were snowed in for weeks. Episode 5 of 5.

20080313 BT=1315 (BBC7)

In 1999 the most powerful ever lightning strike, a super bolt, was recorded in Britain. What did it hit? Episode 4 of 5.

20080310 BT=1315 (BBC7)

In December 1952, a deathly smog descended over London for 69 hours. Over 4,000 people were killed. Episode 1 of 5.

20080312 BT=1315 (BBC7)

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983, when hailstones the size of golf balls fell. Episode 3 of 5.

Cheltenham 199020080311 BT=1315 (BBC7)

The hottest ever temperature in the UK - so hot that the tarmac melted and you could fry an egg on the tennis courts. Episode 2 of 5.

Forever Freezing20060929 BT=1100 (BBC7)

Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth. Episode 5 of 5.

Forever Freezing20071214 BT=1315 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth near the Chilterns. Episode 5 of 5.

Forever Freezing20080822 BT=1345 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth near the Chilterns. Episode 5 of 5.

Forever Freezing20070216 BT=1100 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth. Episode 5 of 5.

Skylight20060926 BT=1100 (BBC7)

Helen Young talks to eye witnesses about the Aurora Borealis - rare and dramatic lights seen in the sky in Edinburgh.

Skylight20070213 BT=1100 (BBC7)

Helen Young talks to eye witnesses about the Aurora Borealis - rare and dramatic lights seen in the sky in Edinburgh. Episode 2 of 5.

Skylight20071211 BT=1315 (BBC7)

Helen Young talks to eyewitnesses about the Aurora Borealis - rare and dramatic lights seen in the sky in Edinburgh. Episode 2 of 5.

Skylight20080819 BT=1345 (BBC7)

Helen Young talks to eyewitnesses about the Aurora Borealis - rare and dramatic lights seen in the sky in Edinburgh. Episode 2 of 5.

Snow Stops Play20060928 BT=1100 (BBC7)

Helen Young visits Buxton cricket ground where in 1975 snow fell in June. Episode 4 of 5.

Snow Stops Play20070215 BT=1100 (BBC7)

Helen Young visits Buxton cricket ground where in 1975 snow fell in June. Episode 4 of 5.

Snow Stops Play20071213 BT=1315 (BBC7)

Helen Young visits Buxton cricket ground where in 1975 snow fell in June. Episode 4 of 5.

Snow Stops Play20080821 BT=1345 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls 1975, when snow fell in June at Buxton cricket ground. Episode 4 of 5.

Wall of Water20060925 BT=1100 (BBC7)

Helen Young visits East Anglia and remembers the worst floods of the century. Episode 1 of 5.

Wall of Water20071210 BT=1315 (BBC7)

In 1953 the worst floods in the last century hit East Anglia. The community remembers the night and the lives lost.

Wall of Water20070212 BT=1100 (BBC7)

In 1953 the worst floods this century hit East Anglia. The community remembers the night and the lives lost. Episode 1 of 5.

Wall of Water20080818 BT=1345 (BBC7)

In 1953 the worst floods this century hit East Anglia. The community remembers the night and the lives lost. Episode 1 of 5.

Windy City20080820 BT=1345 (BBC7)

Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the worst tornado of the century in London's Gunnersbury, on 8th December 1954. Episode 3 of 5.

Windy City20060927 BT=1100 (BBC7)

Helen Young, meteorologist, talks to eye witnesses and experts about the worst tornado of the century in Gunnersbury on 8th Dec 1954. Episode 3 of 5.

Windy City20070214 BT=1100 (BBC7)

Helen Young, meteorologist, talks to eye witnesses and experts about the worst tornado of the century in Gunnersbury on 8th Dec 1954. Episode 3 of 5.

Windy City20071212 BT=1315 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the worst tornado of the century in Gunnersbury on 8 December 1954. Episode 3 of 5.

1Wall of Water
2Skylight
3Windy City
4Snow Stops Play
5 LASTForever Freezing
11Wall of Water
11Wall of Water20100301 BT=1400 (BBC7)

. A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as Helen Young visits East Anglia.

11Wall of Water20111204 (BBC7)

. A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as Helen Young visits East Anglia.

11Wall of Water20111204 (BBC7)

A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as meteorologist Helen Young visits East Anglia.

. A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as Helen Young visits East Anglia.

0101Wall of Water20071210 (BBC7)
20120722 (BBC7)

A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as Helen Young visits East Anglia.

0101Wall of Water20071210 (BBC7)
20120722 (BBC7)

A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as meteorologist Helen Young visits East Anglia.

0101Wall Of Water1998051419980914
20060925 (BBC7)
20070212 (BBC7)
20071210 (BBC7)
20080818 (BBC7)
20090119 (BBC7)
20100301 (BBC7)
20111204 (BBC7)
20120722 (BBC7)

"A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as Helen Young visits East Anglia.

A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as meteorologist Helen Young visits East Anglia.

A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as Helen Young visits East Anglia.

In 1953 the worst floods in the last century hit East Anglia.

The community remembers the night and the lives lost.

Helen Young visits East Anglia and remembers the worst floods of the century.

In 1953 the worst floods this century hit East Anglia."

0101Wall Of Water1998051419980914
20060925 (BBC7)
20070212 (BBC7)
20071210 (BBC7)
20080818 (BBC7)
20090119 (BBC7)
20100301 (BBC7)
20111204 (BBC7)
20120722 (BBC7)

"A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as meteorologist Helen Young visits East Anglia.

A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as Helen Young visits East Anglia.

A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as meteorologist Helen Young visits East Anglia.

In 1953 the worst floods in the last century hit East Anglia.

The community remembers the night and the lives lost.

Helen Young visits East Anglia and remembers the worst floods of the century.

In 1953 the worst floods this century hit East Anglia."

0101Wall Of Water1998051419980914
20060925 (BBC7)
20070212 (BBC7)
20071210 (BBC7)
20080818 (BBC7)
20090119 (BBC7)
20100301 (BBC7)
20111204 (BBC7)
20120722 (BBC7)

A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as Helen Young visits East Anglia.

A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as meteorologist Helen Young visits East Anglia.

A community recalls their devastating flood of 1953, as Helen Young visits East Anglia.

In 1953 the worst floods in the last century hit East Anglia.

The community remembers the night and the lives lost.

Helen Young visits East Anglia and remembers the worst floods of the century.

In 1953 the worst floods this century hit East Anglia.

12Skylight
12Skylight20100302 BT=1400 (BBC7)

. Helen Young talks to eye witnesses about the Aurora Borealis - seen in Edinburgh's sky.

12Skylight20111211 (BBC7)

. Helen Young talks to eye witnesses about the Aurora Borealis - seen in Edinburgh's sky.

12Skylight20111211 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young talks to eye witnesses about the Aurora Borealis - rare and dramatic lights seen in Edinburgh's sky.

. Helen Young talks to eye witnesses about the Aurora Borealis - seen in Edinburgh's sky.

0102Skylight20071211 (BBC7)
20120729 (BBC7)

Helen Young talks to eye witnesses about the Aurora Borealis - seen in Edinburgh's sky.

0102Skylight20071211 (BBC7)
20120729 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young talks to eye witnesses about the Aurora Borealis - rare and dramatic lights seen in Edinburgh's sky.

0102Skylight1998052120071211 (BBC7)
20120729 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young talks to eye witnesses about the Aurora Borealis - rare and dramatic lights seen in Edinburgh's sky.

Helen Young talks to eye witnesses about the Aurora Borealis - seen in Edinburgh's sky.

13Windy City
13Windy City20100303 BT=1400 (BBC7)

. Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the tornado in London's Gunnersbury, 1954

13Windy City20111218 (BBC7)

. Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the tornado in London's Gunnersbury, 1954

13Windy City20111218 (BBC7)

Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the last century's worst tornado in London's Gunnersbury, on 8th December 1954.

. Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the tornado in London's Gunnersbury, 1954

0103Windy City20071212 (BBC7)
20120805 (BBC7)

Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the last century's worst tornado in London's Gunnersbury, on 8th December 1954.

0103Windy City20071212 (BBC7)
20120805 (BBC7)

Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the tornado in London's Gunnersbury, 1954

0103Windy City1998052820071212 (BBC7)
20120805 (BBC7)

"Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the tornado in London's Gunnersbury, 1954

Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the last century's worst tornado in London's Gunnersbury, on 8th December 1954."

0103Windy City1998052820071212 (BBC7)
20120805 (BBC7)

Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the tornado in London's Gunnersbury, 1954

Helen Young talks to witnesses and experts about the last century's worst tornado in London's Gunnersbury, on 8th December 1954.

0105 LASTForever Freezing20071214 (BBC7)
20120819 (BBC7)

Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns.

0105 LASTForever Freezing20071214 (BBC7)
20120819 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns.

0105 LASTForever Freezing1998061120071214 (BBC7)
20120819 (BBC7)

"Meteorologist Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns.

Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns."

0105 LASTForever Freezing1998061120071214 (BBC7)
20120819 (BBC7)

"Meteorologist Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns.

Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns."

0105 LASTForever Freezing1998061120071214 (BBC7)
20120819 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns.

Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns.

14Snow Stops Play
14Snow Stops Play20100304 BT=1400 (BBC7)

. Helen Young recalls 1975, when snow fell in June and stopped play at Buxton cricket ground

14Snow Stops Play20120101 (BBC7)

. Helen Young recalls 1975, when snow fell in June and stopped play at Buxton cricket ground

14Snow Stops Play20120101 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls 1975, when snow fell in June and interrupted play at Buxton cricket ground.

. Helen Young recalls 1975, when snow fell in June and stopped play at Buxton cricket ground

0104Snow Stops Play20071213 (BBC7)
20120812 (BBC7)

Helen Young recalls 1975, when snow fell in June and stopped play at Buxton cricket ground

0104Snow Stops Play20071213 (BBC7)
20120812 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls 1975, when snow fell in June and interrupted play at Buxton cricket ground.

0104Snow Stops Play1998060420071213 (BBC7)
20120812 (BBC7)

"Meteorologist Helen Young recalls 1975, when snow fell in June and interrupted play at Buxton cricket ground.

Helen Young recalls 1975, when snow fell in June and stopped play at Buxton cricket ground"

0104Snow Stops Play1998060420071213 (BBC7)
20120812 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls 1975, when snow fell in June and interrupted play at Buxton cricket ground.

Helen Young recalls 1975, when snow fell in June and stopped play at Buxton cricket ground

15 LASTForever Freezing
15 LASTForever Freezing20100305 BT=1400 (BBC7)

. Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns.

15 LASTForever Freezing20120108 (BBC7)

. Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns.

15 LASTForever Freezing20120108 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns.

. Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns.

21
21Peasouper
21Peasouper20120115 (BBC7)

. Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

21Peasouper20120115 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

. Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

0201Peasouper20080310 (BBC7)
20130623 (BBC7)

Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

0201Peasouper20080310 (BBC7)
20130623 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

0201Peasouper

0201Peasouper1999082419991025
20080310 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20090126 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)
20120115 (BBC7)

"Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

In December 1952, a deathly smog descended over London for 69 hours.

Over 4,000 people were killed.

She remembers the worst days of smog in this century with the help of a fireman and doctor who were on duty on London's streets.

"

0201Peasouper1999082419991025
20080310 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20080310 (BBC7)
20090126 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)
20120115 (BBC7)
20130623 (BBC7)

"Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

In December 1952, a deathly smog descended over London for 69 hours.

Over 4,000 people were killed.

She remembers the worst days of smog in this century with the help of a fireman and doctor who were on duty on London's streets."

0201Peasouper1999082419991025
20080310 (BBC7)
20090126 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)
20120115 (BBC7)
20130623 (BBC7)

"Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

In December 1952, a deathly smog descended over London for 69 hours.

Over 4,000 people were killed.

She remembers the worst days of smog in this century with the help of a fireman and doctor who were on duty on London's streets."

0201Peasouper1999082419991025
20080310 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20090126 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)
20120115 (BBC7)

Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

In December 1952, a deathly smog descended over London for 69 hours.

Over 4,000 people were killed.

She remembers the worst days of smog in this century with the help of a fireman and doctor who were on duty on London's streets.

0201Peasouper1999082419991025
20080310 (BBC7)
20090126 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)
20120115 (BBC7)
20130623 (BBC7)

Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

Meteorologist Helen Young recalls how thousands were killed by London's deadly smog of December 1952.

In December 1952, a deathly smog descended over London for 69 hours.

Over 4,000 people were killed.

She remembers the worst days of smog in this century with the help of a fireman and doctor who were on duty on London's streets.

22Cheltenham 1990
22What A Scorcher!
22What a Scorcher!20120122 (BBC7)

. Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990.

22What a Scorcher!20120122 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990, when tarmac started melting.

. Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990.

0202What a Scorcher!20080311 (BBC7)
20130630 (BBC7)

Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990.

0202What a Scorcher!20080311 (BBC7)
20130630 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990, when tarmac started melting.

0202What A Scorcher!

0202What A Scorcher!1999083119991026
20080311 (BBC7)
20090127 (BBC7)
20100309 (BBC7)
20120122 (BBC7)

"Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990, when tarmac started melting.

The hottest ever temperature in the UK - so hot that the tarmac melted.

The hottest ever temperature in the UK - so hot that the tarmac melted and you could fry an egg on the tennis courts.

She visits Cheltenham to remember the hottest day this century with the help of the local lido manager, a park attendant and a farmer whose life was changed by the heat.

"

0202What A Scorcher!1999083119991026
20080311 (BBC7)
20090127 (BBC7)
20100309 (BBC7)
20120122 (BBC7)
20130630 (BBC7)

"Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990, when tarmac started melting.

The hottest ever temperature in the UK - so hot that the tarmac melted.

The hottest ever temperature in the UK - so hot that the tarmac melted and you could fry an egg on the tennis courts.

She visits Cheltenham to remember the hottest day this century with the help of the local lido manager, a park attendant and a farmer whose life was changed by the heat."

0202What A Scorcher!1999083119991026
20080311 (BBC7)
20090127 (BBC7)
20100309 (BBC7)
20120122 (BBC7)

Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990, when tarmac started melting.

The hottest ever temperature in the UK - so hot that the tarmac melted.

The hottest ever temperature in the UK - so hot that the tarmac melted and you could fry an egg on the tennis courts.

She visits Cheltenham to remember the hottest day this century with the help of the local lido manager, a park attendant and a farmer whose life was changed by the heat.

0202What A Scorcher!1999083119991026
20080311 (BBC7)
20090127 (BBC7)
20100309 (BBC7)
20120122 (BBC7)
20130630 (BBC7)

Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990, when tarmac started melting.

The hottest ever temperature in the UK - so hot that the tarmac melted.

The hottest ever temperature in the UK - so hot that the tarmac melted and you could fry an egg on the tennis courts.

She visits Cheltenham to remember the hottest day this century with the help of the local lido manager, a park attendant and a farmer whose life was changed by the heat.

23
23Heavy Hail
23Heavy Hail20120129 (BBC7)

. The people of Bournemouth recall a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell

23Heavy Hail20120129 (BBC7)

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983, when hailstones the size of golf balls fell. With Meteorologist Helen Young.

. The people of Bournemouth recall a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell

0203Heavy Hail20080312 (BBC7)
20130707 (BBC7)

The people of Bournemouth recall a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell

0203Heavy Hail20080312 (BBC7)
20130707 (BBC7)

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983, when hailstones the size of golf balls fell. With meteorologist Helen Young.

0203Heavy Hail

0203Heavy Hail1999090719991027
20080312 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20090128 (BBC7)
20100310 (BBC7)
20120129 (BBC7)

"The people of Bournemouth recall a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983, when hailstones the size of golf balls fell. With Meteorologist Helen Young.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Bournemouth to recall the severe hail storm of 1983, which produced a surprise from the sky.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Bournemouth to recall the severe hail storm of 1983.

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell.

People in Bournemouth remember a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell.

Coke falls from the sky in the worst hail storm this century.

With the recollections of a gardener and a factory worker whose roof fell in.

"

0203Heavy Hail1999090719991027
20080312 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20080312 (BBC7)
20090128 (BBC7)
20100310 (BBC7)
20120129 (BBC7)
20130707 (BBC7)

"The people of Bournemouth recall a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983, when hailstones the size of golf balls fell. With meteorologist Helen Young.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Bournemouth to recall the severe hail storm of 1983, which produced a surprise from the sky.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Bournemouth to recall the severe hail storm of 1983.

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell.

People in Bournemouth remember a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell.

Coke falls from the sky in the worst hail storm this century.

With the recollections of a gardener and a factory worker whose roof fell in."

0203Heavy Hail1999090719991027
20080312 (BBC7)
20090128 (BBC7)
20100310 (BBC7)
20120129 (BBC7)
20130707 (BBC7)

"The people of Bournemouth recall a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983, when hailstones the size of golf balls fell. With meteorologist Helen Young.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Bournemouth to recall the severe hail storm of 1983, which produced a surprise from the sky.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Bournemouth to recall the severe hail storm of 1983.

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell.

People in Bournemouth remember a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell.

Coke falls from the sky in the worst hail storm this century.

With the recollections of a gardener and a factory worker whose roof fell in."

0203Heavy Hail1999090719991027
20080312 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20090128 (BBC7)
20100310 (BBC7)
20120129 (BBC7)

The people of Bournemouth recall a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983, when hailstones the size of golf balls fell. With Meteorologist Helen Young.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Bournemouth to recall the severe hail storm of 1983, which produced a surprise from the sky.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Bournemouth to recall the severe hail storm of 1983.

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell.

People in Bournemouth remember a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell.

Coke falls from the sky in the worst hail storm this century.

With the recollections of a gardener and a factory worker whose roof fell in.

0203Heavy Hail1999090719991027
20080312 (BBC7)
20090128 (BBC7)
20100310 (BBC7)
20120129 (BBC7)
20130707 (BBC7)

The people of Bournemouth recall a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983, when hailstones the size of golf balls fell. With meteorologist Helen Young.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Bournemouth to recall the severe hail storm of 1983, which produced a surprise from the sky.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Bournemouth to recall the severe hail storm of 1983.

The people of Bournemouth remember one strange day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell.

People in Bournemouth remember a day in 1983 when hailstones the size of golf balls fell.

Coke falls from the sky in the worst hail storm this century.

With the recollections of a gardener and a factory worker whose roof fell in.

0205 LASTThe Big Freeze20080314 (BBC7)
20130721 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963, when a baby had to be delivered by phone.

0205 LASTThe Big Freeze20080314 (BBC7)
20130721 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963.

0205 LASTThe Big Freeze1999092119991029
20080314 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20090130 (BBC7)
20100312 (BBC7)
20120212 (BBC7)

"Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963, when a baby had to be delivered by phone.

Dartmoor, 1963.

A great snow blizzard left 6ft drifts.

Midwives delivered babies by phone.

People were snowed in for weeks.

She visits Dartmoor to remember the worst freeze this century and to hear the story of a baby who was delivered by phone."

0205 LASTThe Big Freeze1999092119991029
20080314 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20080314 (BBC7)
20090130 (BBC7)
20100312 (BBC7)
20120212 (BBC7)
20130721 (BBC7)

"Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963, when a baby had to be delivered by phone.

Dartmoor, 1963.

A great snow blizzard left 6ft drifts.

Midwives delivered babies by phone.

People were snowed in for weeks.

She visits Dartmoor to remember the worst freeze this century and to hear the story of a baby who was delivered by phone."

0205 LASTThe Big Freeze1999092119991029
20080314 (BBC7)
20090130 (BBC7)
20100312 (BBC7)
20120212 (BBC7)
20130721 (BBC7)

"Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963, when a baby had to be delivered by phone.

Dartmoor, 1963.

A great snow blizzard left 6ft drifts.

Midwives delivered babies by phone.

People were snowed in for weeks.

She visits Dartmoor to remember the worst freeze this century and to hear the story of a baby who was delivered by phone."

0205 LASTThe Big Freeze1999092119991029
20080314 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20090130 (BBC7)
20100312 (BBC7)
20120212 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963, when a baby had to be delivered by phone.

Dartmoor, 1963.

A great snow blizzard left 6ft drifts.

Midwives delivered babies by phone.

People were snowed in for weeks.

She visits Dartmoor to remember the worst freeze this century and to hear the story of a baby who was delivered by phone.

0205 LASTThe Big Freeze1999092119991029
20080314 (BBC7)
20090130 (BBC7)
20100312 (BBC7)
20120212 (BBC7)
20130721 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963, when a baby had to be delivered by phone.

Dartmoor, 1963.

A great snow blizzard left 6ft drifts.

Midwives delivered babies by phone.

People were snowed in for weeks.

She visits Dartmoor to remember the worst freeze this century and to hear the story of a baby who was delivered by phone.

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24Bolt from the Blue
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. Helen Young visits a gliding club to recall a pilot's survival of a 1999 lightning strike.

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Meteorologist Helen Young visits a Dunstable gliding club to recall a pilot's lucky survival during a 1999 lightning strike.

. Helen Young visits a gliding club to recall a pilot's survival of a 1999 lightning strike.

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Helen Young visits a gliding club to recall a pilot's survival of a 1999 lightning strike.

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20130714 (BBC7)

Meteorologist Helen Young visits a Dunstable gliding club to recall a pilot's lucky survival during a 1999 lightning strike.

0204Bolt From The Blue

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"Helen Young visits a gliding club to recall a pilot's survival of a 1999 lightning strike.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits a Dunstable gliding club to recall a pilot's lucky survival during a 1999 lightning strike.

Helen Young revisits the scene of a pilot's lucky survival during a 1999 lightning strike.

In 1999 the most powerful ever lightning strike, a super bolt, was recorded in Britain.

What did it hit?

She visits a gliding club in Dunstable to remember the day a glider was hit by lightning, and to meet the lucky pilot who survived.

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0204Bolt From The Blue1999091419991028
20080313 (BBC7)
20090129 (BBC7)
20100311 (BBC7)
20120205 (BBC7)
20130714 (BBC7)

"Helen Young visits a gliding club to recall a pilot's survival of a 1999 lightning strike.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits a Dunstable gliding club to recall a pilot's lucky survival during a 1999 lightning strike.

Helen Young revisits the scene of a pilot's lucky survival during a 1999 lightning strike.

In 1999 the most powerful ever lightning strike, a super bolt, was recorded in Britain.

What did it hit?

She visits a gliding club in Dunstable to remember the day a glider was hit by lightning, and to meet the lucky pilot who survived."

0204Bolt From The Blue1999091419991028
20080313 (BBC7)
20090129 (BBC7)
20100311 (BBC7)
20120205 (BBC7)

Helen Young visits a gliding club to recall a pilot's survival of a 1999 lightning strike.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits a Dunstable gliding club to recall a pilot's lucky survival during a 1999 lightning strike.

Helen Young revisits the scene of a pilot's lucky survival during a 1999 lightning strike.

In 1999 the most powerful ever lightning strike, a super bolt, was recorded in Britain.

What did it hit?

She visits a gliding club in Dunstable to remember the day a glider was hit by lightning, and to meet the lucky pilot who survived.

0204Bolt From The Blue1999091419991028
20080313 (BBC7)
20090129 (BBC7)
20100311 (BBC7)
20120205 (BBC7)
20130714 (BBC7)

Helen Young visits a gliding club to recall a pilot's survival of a 1999 lightning strike.

Meteorologist Helen Young visits a Dunstable gliding club to recall a pilot's lucky survival during a 1999 lightning strike.

Helen Young revisits the scene of a pilot's lucky survival during a 1999 lightning strike.

In 1999 the most powerful ever lightning strike, a super bolt, was recorded in Britain.

What did it hit?

She visits a gliding club in Dunstable to remember the day a glider was hit by lightning, and to meet the lucky pilot who survived.

25 LAST
25 LASTThe Big Freeze
25 LASTThe Big Freeze20120212 (BBC7)

. Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963.

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Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963, when a baby had to be delivered by phone.

. Meteorologist Helen Young visits Dartmoor to recall the jumbo freeze of 1963.