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Weatherman Piet Paulusma (65) passed away | Stars

“It is unbelievable how brave Piet has undergone his illness,” says broadcaster Jan Slagter. “As long as it lasted, he wanted to continue working.” The weatherman last presented on television on Thursday, and he could still be heard on the radio on Friday. „It is terribly sad that we will never see him again his signature bouncer oant moarn hear say,” says Slagter.

Paulusma started his career as a weather forecaster in 1985 at Omrop Fyslân. Since September 1996 he has performed Piets Weer daily for SBS6 from a varying location in the country. After 23 years, SBS announced that it was saying goodbye to the Frisian icon because the channel thought it was time for “something new”.

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Paulusma then switched to Omroep MAX, where his weather forecast was shown for the first time on January 1, 2020 at Time for MAX. Paulusma provided an item in the program every day. The meteorologist was also heard twice a day on NPO Radio 5.

In January this year, Paulusma was appointed Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau for his commitment to Friesland and countless charities. He was named the most popular weatherman of the year three times.

Omroep MAX will broadcast a tribute to Paulusma on Tuesday in Time for MAX with the title Oant Moarn

Weatherman Piet Paulusma (65) passed away | Stars
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