Weather is one of the most awe inspiring forces on earth. It's capable of both devastating power and spectacular beauty. Where ever you are on the planet, weather shapes your world. Yet how it works is a mystery for most of us. Weather, even the everyday stuff, is full of mystery and wonder. Yet despite scientists studying it for thousands of years, we know far less about how it actually works than you might expect. The hidden mechanics at work are often amazing and sometimes downright magical. In this series Richard Hammond gets right in amongst weather to discover the unexplained and the unexpected, the unbelievable and the just plain unlikely, in an attempt to reveal the hidden world of weather.