Wild weather in the North West
Looking back at a year of wild weather in North West England.
Presenter Dianne Oxberry
Presenter Dianne Oxberry pictured on Blackpool beach on a blustery day.
Dianne Oxberry and Alan Goodman
Presenter Dianne Oxberry with Met Office North West advisor Alan Goodman.
The North West had more than double the average rainfall in April and July-September.
Meet farmer Neil Webster
Farmer Neil Webster's crops have been damaged by floods in 2012.
The weather's impact on farming
Neil Webster has suffered from waterlogged earth which has led to rotted crops.
Neil Webster reckons that he has lost around £300,000 this year due to wet weather.
Arley Hall's gardener Gordon Baillie
Arley Hall's head gardener says plants & fruit trees have been affected by bad weather
Dianne with Ian & Kelly Meyrick whose beauty salon in Kendal was damaged by flash floods.