News of the Weird: Downturn in tourism blamed on weather forecasters

  • by: CHUCK SHEPHERD
  • Updated: June 7, 2013 - 4:02 PM

The chairman of the National Showcaves Center in a Welsh national park, aiming to halt a recent downturn in tourism, threatened in April to sue the U.K. National Weather Service for its “all too [frequent] … gloom and doom reports.” The NWS had called for snow and cold weather over Easter weekend, but no snow fell, and the cold weather was tempered by sun and blue skies. He also suggested adding “health”-type warnings to forecasts — as in, beware that weather reports might be wrong.

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