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Should we switch to a new way of predicting weather?

Newsnight's Gavin Esler is joined by Keith Groves from the Met Office and Patrick McSharry, a specialist in forecasting and risk at Oxford University, to talk about why the long term weather forecast for the UK predicted that this winter would be mild and how forecasts could improve.

Broadcast on Thursday 7 January 2010

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