Lucy Verasamy (b. 2nd August 1980) is an English weather forecaster employed by ITV Weather.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Verasamy attended Silfield Primary School and Framlingham College Junior School Suffolk and King Edward VII School (King's Lynn) in Norfolk[1] where she studied A-Level Geography. She graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Geography and Earth Sciences from Brunel University in 2001.[2]

Weather forecasting career[edit | edit source]

After graduation Lucy worked at the Press Association’s weather centre for four years as a forecaster,[3][4] writing forecasts for newspapers and scripts for radio.

Having previously completed a work experience placement at the Sky Weather Centre before becoming a weather forecaster, Verasamy joined Sky channel[5] and became the regular weather presenter on the Sky News breakfast show Sunrise.[6] In 2007 the Sky News website started a feature entitled Climate Clinic - Ask Lucy as part of their Green Britain campaign, where Verasamy answered questions put forward by members of the public regarding climate change.[7] She also contributed to Sky News' The Weather Girls blog.[8]

On 6 September 2010 she joined the newly launched ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak, as a weather forecaster and environment correspondent, alongside Kirsty McCabe.[5] On 7 February 2012, McCabe left the programme, leaving Verasamy the sole weather forecaster. On 2 August 2012 she herself left the programme and now fronts national ITV Weather forecasts for ITV.

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