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Forecasting the weather forecast


Who should the public trust to get long-term weather forecasts right?

Environment correspondent Roger Harrabin describes how the BBC is, for the first time, attempting to discover the accuracy of forecasting.

And Paul Hardaker of the Royal Meteorological Society analyses why it is so difficult to get the weather right.

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