UK Rain

Windbreakers And Wellies - Finding The Bright Side Of A Rainy British Holiday

Rachel Cathan | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Cathan

With just days to go before we embark upon our much-anticipated escape to the British coast, and a weather forecast that's looking somewhat less than ...

Baby Has The Cutest Reaction To Experiencing Rain For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Parents

Getting caught out in the rain isn’t something most of us find enjoyable (especially if we’ve forgotten our umbrella). But imagine if it was the f...

Manchester Could Go 3 Days Without Rain And People Are Losing Their Sh*t

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 03.07.2016 | UK

Manchester has a lot going for it - football, the Northern Quarter and possibly one of the most beautiful libraries in the country. What the city does...

How to Run in the Rain

Olivia Cox | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Cox

I gave the issue some thought once I'd got home. Rainy / muddy running was sort of my forte when I was in the army. I doubt we ever really went on a 'fair weather' jog, to be fair. And it was never really that bad. Or maybe I've just forgotten...

Flash Flooding Has Turned This London High Street Into A Canal

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK

Two metres of water submerges three cars in minutes One driver rescued from his car on Wallington High St London fire crews called to multiple lightn...

Storm Gertrude Nearly Takes Out Valiant Weather Reporter, Who Keeps Going Regardless

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK

A weather presenter has bravely battled against the wrath of Storm Gertrude during a live report, continuing her live report despite being pushed arou...

You Can Thank Tropical Storm Henri For This Very Soggy September

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK

In case you hadn’t already noticed, September has been something of a soggy affair and that's set to continue, thanks to the remnants of a tropical ...

Downpours Spark Flooding As A Month's Rain Is Forecast In 36 Hours

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK

Parts of the southeast are experiencing flooding after torrential downpours and thunderstorms swept across Britain. And forecasters say some areas...

Freak 'Super Moon' Tides This Weekend Are Something You NEED To Know About

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK

Coastal communities are bracing themselves for floods with 'super moon' tides set to bring large waves to parts of the country this weekend. Gusts ...

What to Do in Cornwall When It's Raining

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

The gorgeous county of Cornwall is perfect for a holiday when the weather is good - head to the beaches to catch some surf, meander along the clifftop Cornish Coast path or simply take a picnic to a beauty spot to soak in the scenery.

This Weekend Will Be All About Snow, Thunder, Sleet & Rain

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK

The Met Office has issued a severe weather alert across large swathes of the country as snow, rain, sleet and thunder threaten to blight our skies. ...

Here We Go Again... It's Time to Get Serious About Our Flood Defences

Simon Thomas | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK
Simon Thomas

It's time to stop idly watching the decimation of our communities, and instead look to implement a multi-billion pound, long term water management infrastructure plan that will safeguard these wet little isles for decades to come.

Weekend Shopping Essentials: Rubber Rain Boots

Sarah McGiven | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

What exactly constitutes an 'essential'? If you go by Waitrose's suggestions, it's everything from raw prawns and hummus to yum yums, so I'm guessing it's pretty subjective.

Woman Killed By Falling Tree As Tail-End Of Hurricane Gonzalo Ravages UK

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a tree that fell into a road as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo brought high winds to Britain. The woman...

Britain's Rare Taste Of Bermudian Weather Is Bad News For Travellers

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK

In typical bad luck for British weather, we've been graced with Bermudian weather, but it's the tail-end of a hurricane. Forget tropical beaches an...

Blow Me Down! Gales Set To Lash UK From Hurricane Gonzalo

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK

Remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo were set to arrive in Britain later today bringing strong winds and heavy rain. Gusts of up to 75mph in coastal areas...

This Forcefield Umbrella Isn't Science Fiction

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is the 'Air umbrella' and while it looks like some form of bizarre baton it's actually an air-powered device that creates a forcefield around you...

Hope You Enjoyed Saturday's Sunshine, Cos That's Your Lot

PA | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK

People with plans for their three-day weekend will have to make the most of the the sunshine today before rain moves in tomorrow evening bringing what...

Surreal Photos Capture Moment Horses Left Stranded On Tiny Shrinking Island

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK

A local photographer has captured the surreal moment four horses were stranded on a shrinking island after a river burst its banks in Scotland. The...

These Londoners Were Really Not Prepared For That Amount Of Rain (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK

It rains on just over one in four days in Britain, so you think these Londoners might have been better prepared. Perhaps we'd all been lulled into ...

12 Underwhelming Images Of Cars Driving Through Puddles During Hurricane Bertha

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK

Hurricane Bertha besieged parts of Britain on Sunday, leaving homes flooded as a month's worth of rain was dropped across the island in just a few hou...

Just How Far Away Is That Storm?

Kirsty McCabe | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Tech
Kirsty McCabe

Last time we discussed how and where thunderstorms form, this week it's all about lightning strikes, thunder claps and how to work out how far away a storm is.

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.