UK Storms

Cancel All Your Plans. This Weekend Is Going To Be A Washout

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK

By now February’s ephemeral beams of sunlight are but a distant memory. We’re starting March as we mean to go on: wet, cold and in permanent bad h...

The Spring Sunshine Is Melting Away To Bring You Rain, Snow And Frost

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK

Don’t get too used to that sunshine that had us all optimistically reaching for our sunglasses – it will be long gone by tomorrow. As tantalising ...

We've Only Just Got Over Storm Doris And Now Storm Ewan Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK

We’ve only just waved goodbye to Storm Doris but there’s already another hot on its heels - Storm Ewan. The Met Office has issued a number of seve...

East Coast Residents Express Relief After Flooding 'Panic' Leads To Evacuations

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.01.2017 | UK

Flood-threatened residents have expressed relief on parts of Britain’s east coast as a feared storm surge was not as bad as expected - but Essex is ...

This Is The Most Lightning-Struck Place On Earth

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Tech

They say lightning never strikes twice. That might be true for most of the planet, but not if you’re in the middle of Venezuela’s Lake Maracaibo. ...

This Could Be The Warmest Christmas Day In 100 Years

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.12.2016 | UK

It is an unseasonably mild Christmas Day, and possibly one of the warmest on record, forecasters say. Though cloudy during the day with patchy drizzle...

Severe Weather Warnings In Place As Storm Barbara Batters UK On Christmas Eve

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 24.12.2016 | UK

Britain has been battered by high winds as Storm Barbara sweeps over the country, causing disruption to travel and power supplies. Severe weather war...

Bagpipe Player Battles High Winds As Storm Barbara Hits Scotland

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.12.2016 | UK

LATEST WEATHER WARNINGS HERE. Storm Barbara has made her presence felt, as pictures and videos show the full extent of the gale force, blustery condit...

Move Aside Barbara! Storm Conor To Bring 70mph Gales To Britain On Christmas Day

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK

If you were hoping for a bit of respite following Storm Barbara we’ve got some bad news. Because Christmas Day and Boxing Day are set to be hit by h...

90MPH Winds Set To Batter UK As Storm Barbara Arrives

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Move Aside Barbara! Storm Conor To Bring 70mph Gales To Britain On Christmas Day Britain is braced for the arrival of Storm Barbara, with win...

Storm Barbara Is Hurtling Into Christmas On 90mph Winds

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK

With just a day before Storm Barbara hits, the bad weather gremlins are already creeping into Britain’s transport system. Flights from three London ...

Storm Barbara Promises A Blustery Christmas And Could Even Bring Snow

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK

Storm Barbara is promising a blustery Christmas as the festive weekend draws ever closer. The second named storm of the season, Barbara is expected to...

Christmas Travellers Warned Storm Barbara Will Bring Heavy Rain

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK

Britain faces being battered by torrential rain and gale-force winds over the Christmas period, the Met Office has warned. Weather forecasters have pr...

Met Office Warns People To Resist 'Storm Selfies' This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.08.2016 | UK

Walkers planning a coastal stroll this weekend are being urged to avoid taking “storm selfies”, with Britain expected to be battered by strong win...

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 29.03.2017 | 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 24.09.2016 | 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 ...