The windiest place on planet Earth | Wild Weather with Richard Hammond – BBC One

I’m about to take a little walk outside Okay Just popping out, which is it turns out quite a chore out here I can not only hear the wind around this building I Can feel it! the whole place is vibrating. oh no I’ve forgot my goggles! This is this is do it in the wrong order And your your eyeballs can freeze. Any exposed skin will have frostbite on it within two or three minutes. Right, that’s my best hat. I won’t get cold with that on this is to stop my nose falling off which would be bad because I’d never be able to wear sunglasses again and I want to. Liner gloves Obviously, I am now obliged by law To say I’m going outside… I might be some time. Have you noticed how cold it is indoors!? At this point I think I should try and give you some idea of what I might be in for with a small demonstration… The lightest wind you can feel on your face is about five-miles-an-hour Enough to rustle this newspaper. 15 miles-an-hour and your umbrella gives up the coast 25 miles-an-hour can cause a deckchair to set sail Followed at 30-miles-an-hour by your garden furniture 45 and all hell starts to break loose. Seemingly rigid structures suddenly make a break for it And at 55-miles-an-hour even small buildings are on the move (bye bye building) So why am I telling you all this? because On Mount Washington, it’s currently 65 with gusts reaching a staggering 85 miles an hour Believe it or not I’m actually sheltered at the moment There’s hardly any wind right here because I’m in the Lee of the building it starts about 6 feet that way, and then there’s a lot of it And the only way to demonstrate those I’m gonna go and stand in it and for reasons best known to themselves Brendan and Sean on Cameron said that they decided to come with me because… they’re idiots so um here we go right walking Not windy, not windy This is about 65 maybe 70 miles an hour with the wind, but don’t forget This is the site one of the highest wind speed ever recorded by man 231 miles an hour!!! How must that feel?! I’d be gone! (continues to almost fly away in the wind)

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  1. Gets the most flimsy furniture… Omgosh small buildings go flying…. Of course the material all together weighs 50 pounds

  2. No "planet" but "plane" – because there's no "curve" = FLAT. Research videos by Eric Dubay exposing the freemasonic globe lie (and many more lies resulting from that).

  3. As an American, I think it's time we gave Hammond honorary citizenship. He loves this country. Wild weather, pickup trucks and muscle cars. Welcome aboard, Hammond.

  4. get a better ringtone! personalize your phone w Ringo!

  5. 50mph small buildings?? Who the hell built these cheap as buildings? look like those props and "building" put together with some clear cheap tape.

  6. when i was a kid we walked barefoot in the blinding snowstorms uphill with 85 mph winds against us 12 miles one way. get tough boy

  7. Small buildings begin to fly away at 55mph. Makes me wonder how they built that structure way up there. Like, how many workers entered the stratosphere before they were like: 'Yeah, aye think that building'll do.'

  8. hello, i don't get it. at 50mph (that means around 65kmh) the smallbuildings can collapse? is there any problems with numbers? i find that strange. can you tell me what i miss?

  9. Lol whatever…that picket fence wasnt even secured to the posts and that shed was just slapped together with a few nails….not saying 50 mph isnt destructive but come on…people that fkin stupid ?

  10. Mount Washington's in New Hampshire .usa……

  11. I noticed youtube algorythm works better over the US regions. cause I'm from Russia and every damn time there's video I watch is caught by this stupid algorythm there are already ppl from the US who already got it suggested!
    And I!
    Feel offended!

  12. Canโ€™t believe people were able to build anything there. Concrete/steel railings, stell building… I donโ€™t know how you could even screw in a screw lol

  13. Strange that the fastest wind speeds are in that position. Would have though Antarctica would beat it. Or maybe Everest.
    But I guess it is the height of the mountain combined with the location that must be causing this?

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