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Lucy Verasamy

Lucy Verasamy
Born Lucy May Verasamy
(1980-08-02) 2 August 1980 (age 35)
King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
Ethnicity English/Indian
Education Brunel University
Occupation Weather presenter, TV presenter
Family Timmins

Lucy May Verasamy (born 2 August 1980 in King's Lynn, Norfolk[1]) is an English weather forecaster, currently employed by ITV Weather.

Early life

Verasamy attended Silfield Primary School and Framlingham College Junior School Suffolk and King Edward VII School (King's Lynn) in Norfolk[2] where she studied A-Level Geography. She graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Geography from Brunel University in 2001.[3]

Career

After graduation Lucy worked at the Press Association’s weather centre for four years as a forecaster,[4][5] 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[6] and became the regular weather presenter on the Sky News breakfast show Sunrise.[7] 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.[8] She also contributed to Sky News' The Weather Girls blog.[9]

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

Since 2012, Lucy has fronted the national weather forecasts for ITV.[10]

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