It's a year since our Weather Presenter Des Coleman was taken ill and had to have an emergency operation. He was diagnosed with a gastric tumour, and to have thirteen blood transfusions in one night to keep him alive.

He was inundated with messages of support from viewers, and a year on, he's got this special message for the well-wishers.

Read more: Des Coleman returns to the hospital which saved his life

Watch: Des thanks everyone who sent him good wishes

[Watch: Des' youngest fan Charlotte wishes him well](http://Watch: Des)