UK Extreme Weather

Why Is British Heat Often Short-lived?

Aidan McGivern | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Tech
Aidan McGivern

While British summers may still be described as three fine days and a thunderstorm, it's more important than ever that we understand the mechanisms that cause the UK's hottest weather to be followed by its most violent thunderstorms.

'Most Extreme Ever' Weather Event Made It Feel Like Almost 70C In Iran Yesterday

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

A city in Iran felt like it was 68C (154F) on Thursday after a freak combination of extreme humidity and temperatures created conditions which are bel...

The Possible Causes Of Seven British Weather Disasters, According To Ukip

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Well, if Ukip councillor David Silvester thinks that recent floods were the result of the same-sex marriage bill......

Severe Weather - of the Emotional Kind

Karin Sieger | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Some of us have a very delicate, sensitive and finely tuned internal radar that picks up signs of danger. Others are more or less constantly tuned to the 'attack and defense channel', always ready to expect the worse, tense, anxious, highly irritable and stressed. Probably for good reason.

Two Massive Storms Ready To Pummel UK As Week Of Awful Weather Looms

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

Storms and heavy gales are set to pummel the UK as one of the stormiest periods for several years continues. Weather warnings are in place for sout...