A repeat of last year's summer storms could threaten the digital switchover timetable, according to an official audit report.
The National Audit Office said all signs were that the process was going well. However, work to put up new masts for digital was delayed by exceptionally bad weather last year, using up set aside "contingency" time.
There is now no leeway in the timetable for turning off analogue in the Granada area late next year. Officials are working on a back up plan that could involve a "reserve transmitter".
"It is too early to say whether the departments will secure their objectives for digital switchover, but they have so far made good progress: the programme has genuine momentum," said this week's NAO report.
Noticed this the other day, didnt think much of it, but just realised the Granada region would be affected if it happens... Digital Spy Report