UK Storms

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...

Will This Latest Storm End the Silence About Climate Change?

Chris Shaw | Posted 28.03.2016 | UK Politics
Chris Shaw

It wasn't just that temperatures went crazy. It was also a year of yet ever more weather extremes. From disappearing snow in America to unprecedented flooding in the UK, things are already getting undeniably crazy. Is it possible for politicians to remain silent in the face of this accelerating chaos?

Storm Imogen Forces Plane To Abort Hair-Raising Landing At Last Moment

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK

An aircraft briefly touched the runway at London's City Airport before being forced to take-off again as it battled the onslaught of winds brought by ...

Amazing Footage Captures Storm Gertrude Blowing A Waterfall Upwards

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.01.2016 | UK

A Scottish waterfall on the Isle of Skye can be seen being blown upwards by the high winds brought by Storm Gertrude. The incredible footage, take...

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...

Video Shows Terrifying Moment BA Plane Forced To Abort Landing

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

A video showing a plane struggling to land before ultimately aborting the attempt has revealed the extent to which Storm Clodagh is battering the coun...

Footage Shows Gale-Force Winds Causing Ferry To Break Free

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK

Dramatic footage has emerged of a passenger ferry spinning in the water as it is battered by gale-force winds as Britain feels little respite from uns...

Abigail Kicks Up A Storm As It Makes Landfall In Britain

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK

Dramatic video footage depicting Storm Abigail's landfall in the north west of England shows high waves crashing into Blackpool's promenade. Social...

Storms Get Personal

Kirsty McCabe | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Tech
Kirsty McCabe

The UK and Irish national meteorological offices recently announced a pilot scheme to name severe wind storms that will affect Ireland and the UK this winter. Why? Giving a wind storm a name raises awareness, it gives the storm personality and ultimately helps people prepare for severe weather.

5,000 Lighting Strikes Lash Britain's Hottest Day

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK

Close to 5,000 lighting strikes occurred over southeast England as Friday burst into life. The flickering light show also heralded what weather fo...

Snow, Floods And 100mph Winds Lash Britain

PA | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK

Winds racing at 100mph and heavy snow has brought misery to travelling Britons, with some drivers stranded overnight following the closure of a major ...

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...

Tourists Take Cover As Hurricane Odile Batters Mexican Coast With 110mph Storms

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK

Luxury resorts on Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula have taken a fierce battering by Hurricane Odile. Hotel and vehicle windows have been smash...

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.