Storm Troupers: The Fight to Forecast the Weather

BBC Four presenter Alok Jha charts the history of weather forecasting from its origins in the early 19th century. From the first use of forecasting - to help save lives at sea, the vital role it played in military strategies in WW1 and D-Day and the transformation it underwent to become a crucial part of our modern day culture and world economy.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Four (2016 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: To Be Determined
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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Episode 3

Episode 1x03; Jun 6, 2016

The final episode brings the science of weather forecasting up to date, telling the story of how since World War II it has been transformed as a science into a multi-billion dollar industry.In this series for BBC Four presenter Alok Jha charts the hi

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Episode 3Jun 6, 2016
1x02: Episode 2May 30, 2016
1x01: Episode 1May 23, 2016
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