Manali Lukha is a British weather forecaster for ITV London and can be seen on London Today and London Tonight. She is also a relief presenter for the national ITV Weather since 2010.
With a degree in Geology and Geography followed by a Master’s degree in Geographical Information Systems, Manali joined the Met Office as part of a graduate recruitment scheme.
Starting out as a software programmer, Manali developed software now used by the Football Association (FA) in determining weather conditions for matches.
Keen to pursue weather from a media perspective she was recruited to the Met Office Media Centre in 2000. In this role she has secured a number of key contracts for the Met Office.
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