Weer en Verkeer
|Weer en Verkeer|
|Launched||15 February 2006|
|Closed||1 October 2013|
|Owned by||Chello Benelux (Liberty Global)|
|Picture format||16:9, PAL 576i (SDTV)|
|Formerly called||Weerkanaal (Weather Channel), till 2008|
Weer en Verkeer (in English Weather and Traffic Channel) was a television channel in the Netherlands broadcasting weather forecasts, weather-related news and traffic information. The forecasts and traffic reports were provided by a major Dutch meteorological company Meteo Consult in Wageningen which also provides the weather forecasts for RTL 4. Weer en Verkeer has been a joint venture between Meteo Consult and Chello Benelux (Liberty Global).
The channel was launched on 15 February 2006 under the name Weerkanaal (Weather Channel).
In December 2008, the channel got its current name.
The channel closed on 1 October 2013.
- Jan-Hein Visser (8 August 2008). "Weerkanaal wordt vernieuwd". Totaal TV.
- Jan-Hein Visser (9 December 2008). "Weerkanaal verder als Weer & Verkeer". Totaal TV.
- Robert Briel (8 December 2008). "Makeover for Dutch weather channel". Broadband TV News.
- Jan-Hein Visser (10 September 2013). "Weer en verkeer stopt uitzendingen bij UPC en Ziggo". Totaal TV.