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BBC TV weather forecasting marks 60th anniversary

10 January 2014 Last updated at 09:27 GMT

Saturday marks the 60th anniversary of the BBC TV weatherman.

The first forecast in 1953 made headlines for predicting the perfect day for drying clothes - but it was another 20 years before the first female presenter.

Nick Higham reports

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