Everton Fox

Everton Fox

Everton Fox joined Al Jazeera English as a weather presenter in March 2007, from the BBC where he worked for nearly seven years.

Everton's career in meteorology began when he joined the Met Office in 1991. Initially he worked as an observer, providing forecaster support at DRA Bedford for two years, before spending a year at the Norwich Weather Centre. Following that, he spent five years at Wattisham Airfield in Suffolk before moving into weather forecasting in 1999.

Having completed the forecaster foundation programme in March 2000, which included on the job training at RAF Marham in Norfolk, he went on to become a forecaster at the London Weather Centre before joining the BBC.

Everton joined the BBC Weather Centre in July 2000 to present on BBC World and BFBS (British Forces Broadcasting Services). The BBC's first black weather presenter, Everton went on to broadcast across a range of channels including the BBC's interactive channels and on BBC radio. Everton became the main weather presenter on BBC Radio Five Live and Test Match Special.

US & Canada

US wildfires leave two dead in Oklahoma

Oklahoma state of emergency for 52 of the state's 77 counties because of fires and conditions for more fires to start.

US wildfires leave two dead in Oklahoma

Italy

Spring weather disrupts life across the central Mediterranean

Severe storms bring damaging hail, destructive winds and a tornado to parts of Italy and the Balkans.

Spring weather disrupts life across the central Mediterranean

Weather

Deadly storms batter the southern US

Severe weather kills two people in the Deep South and now threatens heavy snow across the northeast and New England.

Deadly storms batter the southern US

Weather

Temperatures soar across the eastern US

Record-breaking highs are experienced across the eastern US, while there are record lows in the west.

Temperatures soar across the eastern US

Weather

South Africa: Day Zero pushed back to June

Welcome rains arrive in the Western Cape, but flash floods leave nine people dead.

South Africa: Day Zero pushed back to June

Tonga

Tonga: Cyclone Gita leaves trail of destruction

Clean-up operation under way following passage of major tropical system that ripped through the South Pacific.

Tonga: Cyclone Gita leaves trail of destruction

Weather

Storms set to break the New Zealand heat

Tropical Cyclone Fehi heads towards the South Island with hurricane force winds and flooding rains.

Storms set to break the New Zealand heat

South Africa

Extreme drought grips parts of South Africa

Cape Town is on track to become the first major city in the world to run out of water.

Extreme drought grips parts of South Africa

Weather

Sydney suffers through hottest day in nearly 80 years

Fire bans issued across Victoria and New South Wales as severe heatwave grips southeastern Australia.

Sydney suffers through hottest day in nearly 80 years

Weather

Rare snow for the southern US

A cold blast of wintry weather brings snow to the Deep South and parts of Mexico.

Rare snow for the southern US

Environment

The hurricane season comes to an end

The Atlantic and Caribbean had 17 named storms in one of the wettest and wildest seasons on record.

The hurricane season comes to an end

Weather

Heavy rain causes flooding in southeastern Australia

Record-breaking rainfall leads to widespread disruption as severe storms lash Victoria.

Heavy rain causes flooding in southeastern Australia