Hurricanes

Invisible in St Jude's Storm: The Role of Maths in Getting the Forecast Right

Ian Roulstone | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Ian Roulstone

The forecast of the St Jude's Day storm was good and, as Prynne highlights... The reason this forecast was very good - like so many these days - is that our ever-growing knowledge of how the atmosphere works has been extremely carefully incorporated into the computer algorithms using state-of-the-art mathematics.

Nasa Photographs Rare Day Of Total Calm On The Oceans

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK Tech

Despite being the height of hurricane season in the Northern hemisphere, September 8th was a rare day of perfect calm across planet Earth. And here...

WATCH: Man In Horse Mask Lightens Hurricane Sandy Mood

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Comedy

We'd like to extend our heartfelt thanks to Washington-based joker Jimmy Kruhne, who gave everyone a good old belly-laugh during the Hurricane - sorry...

PHOTOS: Signs Of Defiance

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

Hurricane Sandy is bearing down on the American east coast and residents are boarding up their houses in preparation of the devastation the tempest wi...

Now Is the Time to Take Natural Disasters Seriously

Tony Cunningham | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Politics
Tony Cunningham

The recent floods in Manila reminded me that we are at the whim of natural disasters and our changing climate

Body Of British Expat Diana Dudas Found In Spain

PA | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

The body of a British expat who went missing amid severe flash flooding in Spain has been found, her friend said today. Diana Dudas, 52, was report...

British Tourists And Expats Caught Up In Flash Floods In Spain (PICTURES)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK

A British woman remains missing amid severe flash floods which have claimed at least 10 lives in southern Spain, authorities said. The 52-year-old,...

Catastrophe Insurance Market Recovers After Dire 2011

Charlie Thomas | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

Specialist insurance market Lloyd's of London announced its most profitable half-year results since 2008. Lloyd’s, a marketplace in London where ...

Dominican Republic Takes Lessons From Haiti Quake

Davinder Kumar | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK
Davinder Kumar

Besides Hispaniola itself- the second largest island in the Caribbean, Haiti and the Dominican Republic share one more thing in common - their seismic fault lines.

Britain Braced For Another Stormy Barrage

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

The UK is braced for another stormy battering as the strong winds that blighted the north on Thursday return over the weekend and continue into next w...

'Asian Brown Cloud' Activates Pre-Monsoon Cyclones which now Threaten Megacities of Mumbai and Karachi

Rolf Schuttenhelm | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech
Rolf Schuttenhelm

White sulfur aerosols cool the climate; black carbon soot warms the climate. So when you mix the two kinds of aerosol pollution up in the Asian brown cloud, one would expect climate effects to even out. Unfortunately in our physical world things are never that simple.