Science and Nature

Wild Weather

Nature takes simple ingredients like wind, water, and temperature and transforms them into something spectacular and powerful. Wild Weather reveals exactly how this happens. The only way to truly understand the weather is to get inside it. This program features scientists from around the globe who are creating their own weather in an attempt to examine the secret processes at work.

Wild Weather

53m 1s

Wild Weather introduces a global group of experts who risk their lives to demonstrate the power of wind, water and temperature, taking these simple “ingredients” and transforming them into something spectacular and powerful for everyone to understand.

Episodes

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    Wild Weather

    53m 1s

    Wild Weather introduces a global group of experts who risk their lives to demonstrate the power of wind, water and temperature, taking these simple “ingredients” and transforming them into something spectacular and powerful for everyone to understand.

Extras + Features

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    Fire Whirlwind

    2m 28s

    Doctor Kazunori Kuwana from Yamagata University, Japan has spent the last 10 years trying to capture the rare moment that can turn a bushfire into a formidable fire whirlwind. In Wild Weather he fulfills a lifelong ambition by starting a 10-meter high fire whirl of his own.

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    Into the Heart of a Tornado

    2m 52s

    Wild Weather follows American meteorologist Reed Timmer, together with a bizarre tornado-proof armored car called The Dominator 3, as he attempts to do something never done before: fire a flying probe right into the heart of a tornado! "Near the base of the tornado is one of the biggest mysteries of tornado science and it’s also the most important to understand," Reed explains.

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    Preview

    30s

    The best way to truly understand weather is to get inside it. Wild Weather introduces a global group of experts who risk their lives to demonstrate the power of wind, water and temperature, taking these simple “ingredients” and transforming them into something spectacular and powerful for everyone to understand.

Schedule

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