• Short Summary

    Weather forecasting on the Air Ministry roof is demonstrated by Miss Julie Wright.

  • Description

    Kingsway, London.

    M/S front of the building of the Air Ministry Meteorological Office, Princes House, Kingsway, where the Air Ministry has its new London Forecasting Office. M/S of the window with sign 'Meteorological Office' C/U TV screens in window showing weather maps. Panning shot up.

    M/S Miss Julie Wright, scientific assistant, on the roof, making records of readings on temperature and humidity equipment, the brass cylinder of the rain gauge, the domed light intensity meter and the sunshine recorder. She then moves off and there a a low angle shot of the wind gauge and the radar scanner. The story finishes with a shot across the roofs and a shot looking down onto the London traffic.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    97.10
    Media URN:
    1078
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:14:00 / 01:16:21:00
    Canister:
    CP 251

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