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April 26, 2009

Dynamic Weather Map

I had once seen on a colleague of mines Mac, a weather widget of New Zealand, that gave him an animated view of the weather situation as seen by the satellite passing over. I had not been able to find this animation on the Met Service website, and was puzzling over where the data was coming from. Then I realised it was staring me in the face in the Infrared series. So - in a bit of retro shell script coding, using GET, perl, convert, and gifsicle, I built my own .

Posted by PiersHarding at 6:29 PM