John Kettley BBC weatherman since September 1985. 01/11/00: John Kettley resigns from the Met Office after months of speculation about his future, it was confirmed. But the veteran forecaster is likely to be back on screens shortly. * ...either part-time or on other presenting duties. Met Office spokesman Colin Donnelly said the 48-year-old had resigned on 31/11/00 after 30 years with the organisation.