UK Gales

Rescued Man Defied Police Warnings To Photograph Waves

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man had to be rescued by lifeboat after he defied police warnings and photographed waves from a harbour jetty. The RNLI were called to rescue the...

Gales and Flooding Could Disrupt Christmas Getaway

PA | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK

Millions of festive travellers could face major disruption to their Christmas travel plans tomorrow as the UK prepares for severe gales and heavy rain...

More Snow And Gales Predicted

PA | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK

Snow and gale force winds are expected to return to parts of Britain, less than a fortnight after blizzard conditions brought disruption to schools, a...

Body Found In Search For Missing Boat Off Devon

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

Rescuers searching for a missing fishing boat in gale-force conditions have found a body. The hunt for the 19ft fishing boat JCK, missing off the D...

Storm In A Teacup: Britain Faces 'Unsettled' But Not Severe Weekend Weather

PA | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK

Britain is bracing itself for days of weather more barmy than balmy as sunshine, thunderstorms and even hail downpours arrive. After a few dry days...

Overnight Winds Reach 70mph As Britain Braces For Frosty Weekend

Huffington Post UK/PA | Felicity Morse | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK

It was a windy night for weather, with gusts reaching up to 75mph as winter storms buffeted Britain as it slept on Wednesday. The top wind speed wa...

UK Weather: More Gales Coming After 'Brief Respite' From Storms

Posted 04.03.2012 | UK

More strong winds are predicted to batter Britain again, after the brief respite from the 100mph gales which resulted in the deaths of two men. Gus...

Record-Breaking December Gales Were Strongest Westerly Winds Since 1974

PA | Posted 04.03.2012 | UK

Last month saw the strongest westerly winds to batter the UK since December 1974, a climate expert has said. It also brought more westerly winds th...

Weather Warnings As Britain Wakes Up To Snow And Heavy Rain

PA | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK

Parts of Britain woke up to snow and heavy rain in the latest of the bad weather to hit the country. Snow was forecast to move in during the early ...

Snow Could Be Heading South As Christmas Weather Arrives

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK

Festive carollers singing “Let it snow” have certainly got what they wish for as snow was “deep and crisp and even” as far south as Exmoor in ...

Britain Braced For More Gales

Press Association | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK

Gusts of up to 70mph are buffeting parts of the UK - with the worst of the weather forecast for the end of the week. South west England, south Wale...

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...

UK Braced For More Gales - And This Time They're Coming South

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK

Britain faces another week of strong winds and possible gales after storms in Scotland last week saw gusts of up to 165mph. Two brewing storms in t...

30,000 Households Left Without Power After Storms Batter Scotland

PA | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK

Work has been continuing through the night to try to reconnect thousands of storm-hit households left without power. On Friday night, Scottish H...

Snow And Ice Forecast As Temperature Due To Drop

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

Thick fog that descended upon British roads and shrouded the country in a gloomy mist is set to continue, with gales, ice and even snow predicted for ...

Gales From Hurricane Katia To Batter UK Shores

PA | Posted 11.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Northern parts of the UK are expected to be battered by severe gales and storms as the remnants of Hurricane Katia hit the Britis...