UK Rain

Freak Lightning & Hail Plunge Commuters Into 'Zombie Apocalypse' (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

As is usually the case, Britain has paid for its blast of summery weather with lashings of hail, lightning strikes and flooding. Storms hit the Ho...

Summer Storms Return With A Bang (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

Sudden storms have hit the great summer holiday getaway with a lightning strike adding to other rail problems being faced by thousands of travellers. ...

Forgotten Crisis: Why Aren't We Talking About South Sudan?

Sir Nick Young | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK
Sir Nick Young

Reports of continued fighting in South Sudan are worrying. But even more distressing is how little attention this humanitarian crisis is generating. Let us not underestimate the scale of the crisis in the world's newest nation.

Savage Storms 'Almost Unparalleled' Natural Crisis, Says Army Major

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK

Prime Minister David Cameron will lead talks on Britain's recovery from one of the wettest winters on record today after savage storms left one man de...

Rivers 'Natural Sovereignty' Over Land Could Affect Towns For Months

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

Flooded communities in southern England could be deluged for months, as rivers continue to exercise their "natural sovereignty over flood plains", exp...

Guess What The Weather's Going To Be Like This Weekend?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

Communities face fresh misery this weekend as they brace themselves for yet more rain and potential flooding. A combination of rain, high tides and...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Happy Chinese Old Year Deadline Day! Yes, it's the Year Of The Horse - good news for Cameron and Hollande's pub lunch - and we're kicking it off with ...

The Sun Launches 'Prayer Campaign' For Better Weather

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

The Sun is responsible for some of the greatest tabloids headlines in history, like 'It Woz The Sun Wot Won It', Neil Kinnock on a lightbulb, and poss...

More Flood Warnings Issued

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

There's just no respite - some parts of the UK are at risk of flooding due to heavy rain. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning, meaning "be a...

Almost Every Type Of Miserable Weather Forecast For Weekend

PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The ongoing rain which has flooded parts of Britain in recent weeks will be joined by freezing temperatures and snow this weekend. Weather experts ...

It's Grim Outside...

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Severe weather warnings remain in place as more heavy rain, strong winds and large waves are expected to cause further coastal flooding. The Met Of...

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...

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.

Man Swept Out To Sea During New Year Celebrations

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man was swept out to sea while celebrating the new year on the beach. The 27-year-old is feared dead after going missing in Cornwall, the day aft...

Britain Braced For Wind And Rain

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Heavy rain and gales of more than 100mph have returned to Britain overnight - just days after the last storm caused Christmas misery for tens of thous...

More Flooding Expected As Further Wind And Rain Forecast

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Flooding misery for thousands of homeowners is expected to continue after weather forecasters predicted further wind and rain across the UK. Around...

Christmas Dinner On Us, Says Power Company

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A major power company is offering to pay for Christmas dinner in local pubs or restaurants for people whose supplies remain cut off today. UK Power...

Christmas Travel Nightmare As Weather Threatens To Disrupt Roads, Trains

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK

Travellers heading home for the holidays could be facing the nightmare before Christmas, as strong gales and torrential rain threaten to cause travel ...

Woman Dies And Sailor Missing Amid Wild Weather

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A woman has died and a sailor is missing as wild weather batters Britain. The search for a missing sailor who fell overboard from a small cargo sh...

Fly With Your Own Wings, Peaks and Troughs and How to Choose in a Perfect Situation

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

Too much money and too much choice. Drugs feed off a rampant ego and an absence of self. The finger is too readily pointed at the drugs or the alcohol or the porn as being the destroyer but the truth is, we destroy our own lives.

A White Bonfire Night? (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK

Dreaming of a white... Bonfire Night? Residents in Teesdale, County Durham were just some of those who woke up to wintery scenes on Tuesday morning...

Tributes Paid To 'Truly Outstanding' Schoolgirl Killed In Storm

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK

Firefighters battled desperately to free a teenager trapped in a caravan as hurricane-force winds sent a tree crashing down on the room where she slep...

Keep Away From The Seafronts, Britons Warned

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK

The worst storm for more than five years is expected to batter England and Wales on Sunday night and Monday morning. The Met Office said winds in e...

Must-Have Travel Accessories for Rainy Autumn Getaways

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Elle-Rose Williams

If I learnt one lesson from travelling the world, it was just how unpredictable the weather can be. It didn't matter where we were either - the rain and thunder seemed to follow us around wherever we went.

Brace Yourselves

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK

The most powerful storm in years could batter Britain next week, with gales of more than 80mph lashing parts of England. The storm will develop ove...