A storm in a haggis

May 19, 2005

This is hilarious, but before anyone gets upset, think about my name and its origins, and yes, Riley is the common Sc____ spelling.

New BBC weather map causes storm
The BBC’s new weather map has caused a political storm with the Scottish National Party claiming it gives a “distorted” view of Scotland.

New 3-D television weather forecast graphics began on Monday but the SNP MP for the Western Isles, Angus MacNeil, called for the BBC to think again.

He said the map makes it more difficult for people in the north and the islands to get an accurate forecast.

The graphic shows the UK from a southerly perspective