It Has Taken Two Category Five Hurricanes To Bring The Caribbean And Climate Change On To The World's Front Pages

Vijay Krishnarayan | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK
Vijay Krishnarayan

Instead of the standard reactions and urgings to adapt to new climate realities, Britain could play an important role in identifying the need for responses that take their lead from the people most directly affected - most of whom would argue that they have not been listened to so far.

7 Reasons Why 'Potentially Catastrophic' Irma Has Even Hurricane Experts Worried

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK

Hurricane Irma churned its way across the northern Caribbean islands on Wednesday with a mix of fierce winds, surf and rain. Meteorologists believe it...

Why The Haitian Hurricane Barely Graced Your Newsfeeds: Bad Timing Or Do We Simply Not Care?

Virginia Stuart-Taylor | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK
Virginia Stuart-Taylor

This remains a recurrent problem for Europe. We'll undoubtedly see this combination of bad timing, aid fatigue and an empathy gap rear its ugly head the next time disaster strikes in the developing world. The age-old blame game between journalists and readers cannot continue in this vein and Europeans must proactively step outside of the bubble. If not, we risk losing our sense of humanity altogether.

International Space Station Reveals Terrifying Scale Of Hurricane Matthew

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Tech

Cameras on the International Space Station captured staggering footage of Hurricane Matthew hours before it started lashing Haiti. The storm threaten...

The Toilet Flush Direction Myth Solved In One Simple Video

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Tech

Toilet flushes and bath drains have perplexed the human mind for a long time. A significant number of us appear to have our shower thoughts consum...

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.