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Read this: viewers hail 'Scotland's return'

Summary: Despite the huge increase in the number of searchable locations online, some viewers were annoyed their home towns and cities were not shown on the main TV forecast map. Weather forecasts have formed part of the BBC's output for almost a century - the first radio weather bulletin was broadcast on 14 November 1922 while daily bulletins began on 26 March 1923. -

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Sunday, 11 February 2018
10:27 PM

The BBC's new weather forecast map is rubbish.
Nothing wrong with the old one. But it had to change because some board of a company getting a contract to supply the BBC with maps wants to make millions by revamping the way things are done ( with inferior results by the way) Terrible.

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Robert's 24 posts Bronze Bronze GB
Monday, 12 February 2018
8:32 AM

Robert: The Met Office wont stop supplying the BBC until next month.....

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MikeB's 2,552 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Friday, 16 February 2018
12:07 PM

Well things have already changed by the looks of it as their new map isn't as good as the last one that they have had for years.
They way I understand it the Met office will still be supplying the data.
It is just that the contract had to be put out to tender due to E.U. rules, so it will all go through a middleman company thus making it more expensive in the long run, less efficient and with inferior results.

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