While we eagerly await his return to our screens, here's the latest collection of Dan-related links.
Let's begin in the traditional manner; the latest Facebook group:
Daniel Corbett is a LEGEND
The best weatherman who ever did walk the earth. Daniel Corbett is a legend. His outrageoues [sic] gestures and facial expressions brighten up even the dullest weather report. JOIN!
Daniel Corbett. Half weatherman. Half performance artist. Totally smooth.
Ey up, it's the BBC's Met Office contract renewal saga. However, there was one particular line in this article that caught my eye:
We are accustomed to the appearance of such figures as Susan Powell and Dan Corbett on our screens, arms waving like water-weed in a swift current.
Also loved @creativeview's response to this saga on twitter:
But will Dan Corbett get to stay? This is the most important thing.
Its creator writes:
This guy is one of my favourite weather men ... I've been meaning to make some gifs of him for aggggesss. He just oozes giffage O.O
If I had the skillz, I'd definitely gif his signature sign off.
UPDATE NOVEMBER 2010:
I acquired giffage skillz from Professor Google. Here's Dan, pointing and nodding in perpetuity:
That's the weather, for now.