1 October 2020
6.30pm - 7.00pm
In this short presentation, Jacki Hill-Murphy (Chair, RGS-IBG West and South Wales committee) speaks to Penny Tranter about all things weather. Afterwards, Penny will be taking questions about weather, climate, and her career with the Met Office via the Sli.do Q&A box below.
A BBC weather presenter from 1992 to 2008, Penny is now a Met Office Advisor working with emergency responders and planners, specialising in severe weather. She is based in South West England, and remembers vividly the severe winter of 2013/14, when she worked closely with the emergency community involved in the response and recovery of the Somerset Levels flooding.
Her previous roles have included: national and international BBC weather presenter, Meteorology Training Manager at the Met Office College and a member of the official Met Office weather forecasting team for the sailing events in Weymouth during the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. She is a Chartered Meteorologist and a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society.
This event has been organised by the West of England and South Wales committee, in partnership with the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution.
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