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Simon King

Simon King

@SimonOKing

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BBC weather presenter and meteorologist @bbc5live and @BBCNews weekday mornings. RMet and FRMetS. Ex-RAF Officer. Views are mine etc...

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Joined on March 2009

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Simon King
2 days ago

Why does the UK get such varying weather? โ˜ƒ๏ธโ„๏ธ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒคโ˜”๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐ŸŒŠ

Well, this excellent @bbcweather video (including some comedy wardrobe changes ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚) explains...
https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/49442679ย 

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Simon King
2 days ago
Forget the wellies, you'll need the sunnies, cream, hats and plenty of water at #ReadingFestival and #Leedsfestival๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿงขโ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŽค๐Ÿ•บCracking weekend for a festival!  @BBCR1 | @BBC6Music

Forget the wellies, you'll need the sunnies, cream, hats and plenty of water at #ReadingFestival and #Leedsfestival
๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿงขโ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŽค๐Ÿ•บ
Cracking weekend for a festival!
@BBCR1 | @BBC6Music

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Simon King
2 days ago
Forecast is much more straightforward ๐Ÿ˜ฌ for the rest of the test at Headingley... ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘#bbccricket | @bbctms | #TheAshes

Forecast is much more straightforward ๐Ÿ˜ฌ for the rest of the test at Headingley... ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘#bbccricket | @bbctms | #TheAshes

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Simon King
2 days ago
Always enjoy bringing news of some warm, sunny and proper summer weather...โžก๏ธhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/weatherย 

Always enjoy bringing news of some warm, sunny and proper summer weather...

โžก๏ธ https://www.bbc.co.uk/weatherย 

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Simon King
2 days ago
Genuinely canโ€™t remember the last time I looked out of the office window and rejoiced the fine day ahead! ๐ŸŒค

Genuinely canโ€™t remember the last time I looked out of the office window and rejoiced the fine day ahead! ๐ŸŒค

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Simon King
2 days ago
Good morning Friday...Plenty of #FridayFeeling vibes today

Good morning Friday...

Plenty of #FridayFeeling vibes today

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Simon King
2 days ago
OK, hands up ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™‚๏ธ, the forecast really hasnโ€™t gone to plan for Headingley.  Hang back of rain and drizzle sticking around much longer than forecast.  It should improve after lunch...#bbccricket | @bbctms | #ashes #admitwhenyourwrong

OK, hands up ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™‚๏ธ, the forecast really hasnโ€™t gone to plan for Headingley. Hang back of rain and drizzle sticking around much longer than forecast. It should improve after lunch...
#bbccricket | @bbctms | #ashes
#admitwhenyourwrong

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BBC Radio 5 Live
3 days ago
GCSE results are out today and the bank holiday is upon us. So our weather presenter @SimonOKing has graded the weather in August for us.๐ŸŒžโ˜”๏ธLooks like we may get a bit of sunshine this weekend ๐Ÿ˜Ž#5LiveBreakfast

GCSE results are out today and the bank holiday is upon us. So our weather presenter @SimonOKing has graded the weather in August for us.๐ŸŒžโ˜”๏ธ

Looks like we may get a bit of sunshine this weekend ๐Ÿ˜Ž#5LiveBreakfast

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Simon King
3 days ago
Some drizzle at Headingley this morning but we're expecting that to clear to the north so we should start on time with plenty of dry weather after...#bbccricket | @bbctms | #Ashes

Some drizzle at Headingley this morning but we're expecting that to clear to the north so we should start on time with plenty of dry weather after...
#bbccricket | @bbctms | #Ashes

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BBC News (World)
3 days ago
Brazil's president claims non-governmental organisations are setting fires in the Amazon to embarrass the government after funding cuts[Tap to expand] https://bbc.in/2zb2aouย 

Brazil's president claims non-governmental organisations are setting fires in the Amazon to embarrass the government after funding cuts

[Tap to expand] https://bbc.in/2zb2aouย 

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Simon King
3 days ago
The last time we saw a temperature above 30ยฐC in the UK was almost a month ago on the record-breaking day of 25th July (38.7ยฐC).  We could get above 30ยฐC this weekend...๐Ÿ˜Ž๐ŸŒก๏ธ#bbq #summersback

The last time we saw a temperature above 30ยฐC in the UK was almost a month ago on the record-breaking day of 25th July (38.7ยฐC).

We could get above 30ยฐC this weekend...๐Ÿ˜Ž๐ŸŒก๏ธ#bbq #summersback

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Simon King
3 days ago

Morning!

Good luck to the kids (and parents of kids) getting their #GSCEresultsday2019. I'll bring you some warm sunshine this weekend regardless of joy/disappointment. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Ž

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Simon King
3 days ago
Sun halo and a hole punch cloud sent in by @BBCWthrWatchers within minutes of each other...a real weather phenomena treat this morning.

Sun halo and a hole punch cloud sent in by @BBCWthrWatchers within minutes of each other...a real weather phenomena treat this morning.

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Simon King
4 days ago
Excellent news for cricket fans.  There's no rain in the forecast so we should get a full match in the important #Ashes 3rd test at Headingley...๐ŸŒค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Ž#bbccricket | @bbctms | #ENGvAUS

Excellent news for cricket fans. There's no rain in the forecast so we should get a full match in the important #Ashes 3rd test at Headingley...๐ŸŒค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Ž#bbccricket | @bbctms | #ENGvAUS

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Simon King
4 days ago
As it turns wetter in Northern Ireland and Scotland today, it'll also turn quite windy.  Gusts potentially up to 50-55mph. ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ’จ

As it turns wetter in Northern Ireland and Scotland today, it'll also turn quite windy. Gusts potentially up to 50-55mph. ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ’จ

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Simon King
4 days ago
Bit of split in the weather today across the UK.Scot & NI - turning wet & windyEng & Wales - few showers but mostly dry with sunny spells.If you prefer โ˜๏ธ in a picture ๐Ÿ‘‡

Bit of split in the weather today across the UK.

Scot & NI - turning wet & windy
Eng & Wales - few showers but mostly dry with sunny spells.

If you prefer โ˜๏ธ in a picture ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Simon King
4 days ago
After the August rain, wind and below average temperatures, we deserve this... ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜ŽBank Holiday weekend:Dry โœ…Sunny โœ…Warm/hot โœ…#WednesdayMotivation

After the August rain, wind and below average temperatures, we deserve this... ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Ž

Bank Holiday weekend:
Dry โœ…
Sunny โœ…
Warm/hot โœ…#WednesdayMotivation

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Capital Weather Gang
4 days ago
And here's a great still shot of the same phenomenon taken by Kris Nelson from Strasburg, Va... not far away

And here's a great still shot of the same phenomenon taken by Kris Nelson from Strasburg, Va... not far away

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Simon King
5 days ago
Recent satellite image of the Canaries clearly shows the smoke from the wildfires currently in Gran Canaria (red dots location of fires๐Ÿ”ฅ).   9,000 people now evacuated > @BBCWorld  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-49388823ย โ€ฆ

Recent satellite image of the Canaries clearly shows the smoke from the wildfires currently in Gran Canaria (red dots location of fires๐Ÿ”ฅ). 9,000 people now evacuated > @BBCWorld https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-49388823ย 

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Simon King
5 days ago
We're approaching a Bank holiday weekend and you might be forgiven for thinking that it's going to be cool, wet and windy?You might want to think again...**some exceptions may apply, esp in the NW of the UK.

We're approaching a Bank holiday weekend and you might be forgiven for thinking that it's going to be cool, wet and windy?

You might want to think again...*

*some exceptions may apply, esp in the NW of the UK.

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