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weather house

n
(Furniture) a model house with two human figures, one that comes out to foretell bad weather and the other to foretell good weather
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I've been searching in the loft for my mother's old weather house because, quite frankly, I'm one of thousands unhappy with the main weather map being used by BBC Breakfast.
This is a film review of Weather House (2017), directed by Frauke Havemann.
Weather House plays like minimalist cinema, with long shots with little action or dialogue.
Clark's latest project is upgrading the internals in a 'weather house'--a chalet-shaped device that indicates the weather.
The M6 Theatre Company in association with Polka Theatre present this imaginative new production for the very young (3+), set in the charming world of a traditional Alpine Weather House.
An utterly charming 50-minute production set in a traditional Alpine Weather House by M6 Theatre Company and Polka Theatre.
Weather House Antiques had a very good selection of early barometers.
In fact, Judy and her husband are the nearest thing TV possesses to a weather house couple, with the husband getting dumber and thinner while she gets smarter and fatter.
An alternative would be novelty rock in the shape of a pair of kippers, or something that fascinated me - a small wooden Swiss cottage weather house, from which a man emerged with an umbrella to predict rain, or a woman edged out in a colourful dress to suggest bright sunshine.
This brings me back to that little Swiss cottage weather house, bought in the back streets of Douglas circa 1960.
Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan, who have moved from Liverpool to London for their new series, are gradually becoming daytime television's version of a weather house couple, with the husband getting thinner as the wife gets fatter.