BBC Weather

Last modified
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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Description of App

Wherever you are, and whatever your plans, you’re always prepared with the latest weather forecast from BBC Weather. FEATURES: 
  • Simple and clear design for easy access to our most detailed and up-to-date information
  • Search for locations (automatically added to your favourites), or use your current location
  • Hourly forecasts with detailed information for the next 48 hrs (UK)
  • Look further ahead with 3 hourly detail (UK and International)
  • Tap each hour for a full detail including Pressure, Visibility and Humidity
  • A day overview including Sunrise/Sunset times and UV, with Pollen and Pollution information for the UK
  • Swipe vertically to view all your favourite locations
  • Accessibility for users of text to speech and voice over
  • Designed and optimised for iOS

Version

1.0.2

Free or Paid

Free

Apple Watch Support

Not Known

Device(s) App Was Tested On

iPhone

Accessibility Comments

I now have a new GoTo weather app! As the description states, this is fully accessible with VoiceOver. Another great job by the BBC!

VoiceOver Performance

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling

All buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Recommendations

2 people have recommended this app

Most recently recommended by Léonie Watson 3 years 7 months ago

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Comments

Submitted by David Goodwin👨‍🦯 on Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Member of the AppleVis Editorial Team
It's great to see accessibility featuring so prominently: What's New in Version 1.0.2 Bug fixes:
  • Improved network connectivity reporting on startup
  • Fixes occasional incorrect reporting of location as Ghana when user refreshes page
  • Fixes layout problems on menu page
Accessibility improvements:
  • VoiceOver improvements when navigating the hourly weather slots
  • Added three-finger scrolling to the summary/detailed weather slots
  • Other minor bug fixes
 

Submitted by AnonyMouse on Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Member of the AppleVis Editorial Team
What's New in Version 1.1.0

- Full iPad support
- Weather warnings now available from menu page
- Design changes for consistency with iOS 7
- Night time ambience
- Users can now share forecasts
- Some minor bug fixes

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