UK Storms

Man Killed After Lightning Strikes ‘Zap' Swimmers & Surfers In Venice Beach

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

A man has been killed and more than a dozen people were hurt after lightning strikes on Los Angeles’ Venice Beach on Sunday. The unnamed 20-year...

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. ...

Man Reacts To Lightning In A Typically British Way

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Take it from us, foreign pals: the words that are uttered from this chap's mouth are a fairly typical British reaction when lightning strikes. (Via...

Electrifying Pictures Of Last Night's Ferocious Thunder & Lightning Storm

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK

Furious storms erupted above the skies of Britain last night – though the heatwave warning remains in place. There were more than 3,000 lightnin...

Severe Weather Warning As Storm Clouds Gather

PA | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK

A second severe weather warning for heavy rain has been issued in less than a week as intense thunderstorms are predicted. Forecasters predicted in...

This Is Why You Don't Shelter Under Trees During Storms...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Lightning Strikes Kill More Than 60 Cows In Chile (VIDEO, PICTURES) It's advice handed down from generation to generation - don't shelter...

Wyoming Supercell Storm Shown In Stunning Time Lapse Video

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK

An incredible time lapse video has been posted to YouTube, showing the formation of a spinning supercell storm. The film, which was taken in Wyoming o...

Dramatic Video Captures The Terrifying Moment Lightning Strikes Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK

Passengers onboard a Florida-bound flight from the UK got a nasty jolt when the nose of their aircraft was struck by lightning during a storm cell. ...

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...

The Ideology of a Cancer Cell

Pippa Bartolotti | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Politics
Pippa Bartolotti

Notice how climate change is on the lips of every government minister these days. It's as if they haven't been in denial for the last 30 years. The seas warm and rise, houses are flooded, good agricultural land is ruined, and the government limps reluctantly to the rescue - blaming everyone else for the problem.

Have the Weathermen Vanquished Chaos?

Ian Roulstone | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK
Ian Roulstone

The storms that have battered our shores and drenched towns and villages this winter are a phenomenon we understand fairly well. The computer models do a good job at predicting the track of depressions and fronts, and this is affirmed by the accuracy of the forecasts we've all benefitted from in recent weeks.

Cats Lifted 6ft In Air By Sudden Tornado

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

Tornados have hit parts of Britain, bringing down trees and even throwing cats into the air. In Essex, 68 trees were felled, and roofs were damaged...

PM 'Right To Suspect Weather Link To Climate Change'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Climate experts have backed the Prime Minister's comments on the increase in "abnormal" weather events and their potential link to climate change. ...

Heavy Rain Threatens More Floods

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The Government has insisted tackling flooding is a "real priority" as communities around the country struggled with yet more bad weather. Roads were c...

Britain Is Enduring The Worst Storms In 20 Years

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The UK is enduring the worst series of winter storms in more than 20 years, weather experts have said, as the country prepares for even more flooding....

10 Amazing Images Of Rough Seas Around Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

From north to south Britain was been besieged by bad weather leading into the weekend, with many coastal towns suffering high winds and rough seas, wh...

'Exceptional' Weather Is Coming

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

'Exceptional' storms are going to bring more flooding misery to Britain. Appalling weather is expected across the whole of Great Britain and Northe...

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 More Rain And Strong Winds

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The UK is braced for more storms with a wave of heavy rain and strong winds set to cause disruption as 2014 begins. Forecasters said the latest severe...

Power Companies Condemned For Failing To Restore Power After Storms

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Power companies have been condemned for failing to restore supplies to thousands of households as the UK suffered a second major storm over the Christ...

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...

No Sooner Had We Settled Into Life on the Ocean Waves a Storm Hit - and What a Storm It Was...

Dan Howie | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Sport
Dan Howie

We have been crossing the Atlantic Ocean as part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge for almost two weeks now, and what an eventful few days it has been! The race began with fantastic weather, and at one point we were lying in second position, which is a huge achievement - we were ecstatically happy!

Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Some amusing things happened this week. David Cameron agreeing to export pig sperm to China, for example. Some porpoises turning up in the Thames. And...

Expect Worst Weather For 30 Years

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK

Pockets of the UK have been told to expect some of the worst weather conditions for 30 years, as a combination of gale-force winds and large waves thr...

Waiting for the Storm to Pass

Amy Anka | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

Sometimes you just have to wait for that storm to pass to see the beauty of what remains. Sometimes it can be more breath-taking than before.