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Elizabeth decided to forge a career in weather forecasting after experiencing a tropical storm in Queensland. She began her forecasting training in 2000 and joined the BBC Weather Centre upon completing the course.
Helen joined the Met Office in 1994 and first appeared as a forecaster for the BBC in 1995. Her main sporting interest is badminton and she played internationally for Wales.
Louise began her career as a sports presenter and introduced events such as Wimbledon and the 1992 Winter Olympics. She joined the BBC Weather Centre in 1998.
Jay initially qualified as an engineer, graduated with a Masters in applied meteorology in 1999 and joined the BBC Weather Centre in 2000.
Before joining the BBC Weather Centre in 2003, Nick spent four years based in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains presenting the weather for an American television station. On his return to the UK, he began his BBC career presenting bulletins for Kent and Sussex.
At the age of four or five, John Hammond wrote to BBC Weatherman Bert Foord asking for tips on becoming a weather presenter. After completing a Masters in meteorology he eventually joined the BBC Weather Centre team in 2003.
Laura's interest in the weather was stoked by her geography teacher at school. She studied physics and meteorology at university and moved to RAF Brize Norton in 2005. She joined the BBC Weather Centre in 2007.
Philip began his meteorology career in the Royal Navy, which saw him forecasting across the world. He joined the Weather Centre a few years later and took a sabbatical in 2004 in order to sail around the world as part of the Global Challenge yacht race.
Chris began his career in the BBC Weather Centre as a broadcast assistant in 2001. After completing his forecaster training he gained additional experience providing weather briefings to RAF crews involved in rescue efforts in the 2005 Pakistan earthquake.
Alex joined the BBC Weather Centre in 2000. He was one of the hosts on BBC's All Night Star Party from Jodrell Bank in 2003, when Mars was at its closest to Earth for almost 60,000 years.
Carol joined the BBC Weather centre in 1998 and is now an established member of the BBC Breakfast team. She has so far won three Television and Radio Industry's Club (TRIC) Awards for best TV Weather Presenter, the first of which was awarded to her in 2003.
The changeable weather in his childhood home of Glasgow inspired Matt to become a broadcast meteorologist. He joined the Met Office in 1998 and was posted to the Cardiff Weather Centre from there. He joined the BBC Weather Centre in London in 2004.
Susan began broadcasting for the BBC Weather Centre in 2001. She is a keen traveller and spent some time after her initial round of studies visiting countries including South Africa, New Zealand and Fiji.
Darren joined the Met Office in 1989, becoming one of the first graduates to move directly into forecasting. In 1994 he became the main regional weather presenter for BBC Look North.
Before joining the Weather Centre in 1997, Peter spent two years in the British Halley base on the Brunt Ice Shelf in the Antarctic. He began his television broadcasting career at BBC Norwich in 1993 presenting forecasts for Look East.
Sarah's interest in meteorology was first triggered by the enthusiasm of her geography teacher. She joined the BBC Weather team in August 2008 as a broadcast assistant and is now a broadcast meteorologist.
After Simon completed his training with the Met Office, he was deployed on his first tour of duty with RAF Benson to the Middle East. When he joined the BBC Weather Centre in 2008 he adapted his military presenting style to a more informal style of broadcasting.
After leaving school, Nina spent nine months travelling solo across India, Australia and the United States. She began her career teaching mathematics and physical education but decided on a change and joined the BBC Weather Centre in 2001.