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Weather apps are two-a-penny on Android, but on Linux? Well, they’re about as plentiful as sun is during a British summer.

Perhaps the most annoying part about the ‘weather apps’ that do exist is that they tend to be “indicators” for the notification area. Which is a sensible place to put them – but conformity was never billed as being the spice of life.

StormCloud is a new weather app for Linux – although soon to arrive on Chrome and Android – created by Lightread‘s Jono Cooper who was fed up of seeing ‘so many beautiful apps on Dribbble that didn’t get made’.

Unlike many of the ‘indicators’, the weather forecast isn’t hidden in a sub-pane of a preference dialog but shown in the main window itself.

Weather App For Ubuntu 12.10
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Windows 8, is that you!?
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Umm.... ok.

I guess a new weather app is news now?

Also, am I the only one who isn't a fan of this whole modern not-really-minimalist, "minimalist" look?
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until we can predict british weather completely accurately for a whole 365 days, i wont need this.
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Umm.... ok.
I guess a new weather app is news now?
Also, am I the only one who isn't a fan of this whole modern not-really-minimalist, "minimalist" look?

Nah me neither, that just looks horrible and Windows-8-y/Google Weather-y

I know this is Android, but this is how I want weather apps to look:

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until we can predict british weather completely accurately for a whole 365 days, i wont need this.

The forecast for the next 4 weeks is set, mate: It's going to rain. After that, it will rain. Then, we'll have a brief break from the rain with some light showers, before the full-on rain returns and washes us all out to sea.
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The forecast for the next 4 weeks is set, mate: It's going to rain. After that, it will rain. Then, we'll have a brief break from the rain with some light showers, before the full-on rain returns and washes us all out to sea.

YOU LIVE IN THE UK TOO?! Because that is completely accurate, lol

The app looks cool I think. It's done in HTML with CSS and Javascript for the weather API

They can't be that hard to make, can they?!
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^ Yep, in the Pennines no less. Basically England's Scotland tongue.gif
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Looks like the Chrome plugin "Currently" which I use.
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I love the layout. Hopefully there are some extra skins included with the app or can at least be downloaded.
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