Helen Young was BBC Weather’s lead presenter until November 2005 when she left the corporation to spend more time with here family.
Helen presented the Weather across all of the BBC’s news outlets.
Helen first appeared on BBC West in 1992 and just a year later, she joined the National Forecasting team in London. Since then she has been Deputy manager, broadcast manager and is currently lead presenter.
Helen was one of the main presenters on The Weather Show and has also presented two series of Strange Weather Days for Radio 4, a weather series for the children’s programme Zig-Zag and the 2000 Today millennium programme. She was also a presenter on BBC2 Airshow where she had to show off her flying skills.
She was born in Crawley, Sussex and attended the Old Palace School in Croydon, where she is now a Governor.