Alton Towers Resort turns to the Met Office to help in their search for the nation's youngest weather forecaster in association with ITV.
The Alton Towers Resort is one of 5,000 specific forecast locations around the UK for which the Met Office provide detailed 5 day weather forecasts on our website or via our iPhone app to help you make the most of your day out.
The Met Office has teamed up with ITV and Alton Towers Resort to find the nation's youngest meteorologist to test the conditions of its latest attraction, Ice Age The 4-D Experience, a completely immersive experience combining 3-D footage with synchronized physical effects, such as cold blasts of arctic winds and snow by launching a nationwide search for the UK's youngest ever weather presenter.
The grand prize winner of the 'Ice Age 4D Junior Weather Idol' competition will have the opportunity to learn more about the weather and film their own weather report at the Met Office and ITV's weather studio as well as record a live weather bulletin to be broadcast on Fun Kids Radio, the UK's only radio station for kids.
Mona Lukha, Met Office Broadcast Manager said: "Presenting the weather is not as easy at it looks and in the extreme conditions of Alton Towers Resort's 4-D cinema, it will be even harder. This is a great opportunity for budding weather presenters to experience for themselves what it's like to present out on location. "
For your chance to be one of the Ice Age 4-D Junior Weather Idol finalists, enter at the Alton Towers Alton Towers Website.
As well as detailed weather forecasts to help you plan your visit to Alton Towers Resort or other UK attractions, you can also find out much more about how we forecast weather such as Snow forecasting in the UK, How is snow formed? and UK snow by following the links on our website or by visiting our education pages.