Tornadoes

Where Does Thunder and Lightning Come From?

Kirsty McCabe | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Tech
Kirsty McCabe

We may dream about hot and sunny summer weather in the UK, but the truth is after a few days of heatwave conditions we can't wait for a good storm or two to clear the air... But how much do you really know about thunderstorms? How does that cute little fluffy cumulus cloud turn into a big threatening thunderhead?

Rare Twin Tornadoes Touch Down In Pilger, Nebraska

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Tahira Mirza | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK

Twin tornadoes touched down near the farming town of Pilger, in northeast Nebraska on Monday, crashing through part of the hamlet killing two people a...

North Dakota Tornado Rips Through Oilfield

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Elliot Wagland | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK

An oil patch in North Dakota was hit by a tornado on Monday, devastating the site and the surrounding trailers. The terrifying scene was captured on v...

Fertiliser, Foot-And-Mouth & The Formation Of Hurricanes: 7 Things You Didn't Know About Sahara Dust

Huffington Post UK u | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

It sounds impossibly exotic but Sahara Dust entered our consciousness and airspace this week – via a fine dusting of sand on the nation’s vehicles...

Tornado Victim Lost His House... But His PS4 Survived

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

An American man who apparently lost everything when his house was destroyed by the tornadoes which hit Illinois on Sunday had at least one stroke of l...

WATCH: Dachshund Milo & Bonedigger The Lion Are Still Behaving Like An Old Married Couple

Barcroft | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK

The unlikely friendship between miniature dachshund Milo and Bonedigger the lion melted a million hearts – and here’s your second dose. The pa...

What Can Be Done About Tornadoes - The Killer in the Air?

Professor Dougal Jerram | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Tech
Professor Dougal Jerram

The recent deadly and record breaking Tornadoes that have struck Oklahoma, have brought these whirlwinds of air directly into the living rooms of us all through the many news bulletins and clips of their funnel shapes moving without mercy along the landscape. But what can we do about Tornadoes?

12 Pictures That Define The Oklahoma Tornado Destruction

Elliot Wagland | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK

A devastating and ferocious tornado ripped through the heart of Oklahoma state razing many towns to the ground, including the metropolitan area of Moo...

Heartwarming Moment Oklahoma Residents Are Reunited With Their Pets

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK

The devastating tornadoes that have ripped through the heart of Oklahoma, have so far claimed the lives of 24 people, including seven children and is ...

'Jason Collins' Being Gay Caused Oklahoma Tornado' Say Westboro Baptist Church

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK

Westboro Baptist Church have said the Oklahoma tornado is God venting his rage because basketball player Jason Collins came out as gay in April. Co...

WATCH: 'God Answered My Prayers': Pensioner's Beloved Dog Found Alive In Oklahoma Tornado Rubble

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK

Touching footage of a survivor of the Oklahoma tornado being reunited with the dog she thought she had lost has emerged. Barbara Garcia was being ...

Watch: Rare Twin Twisters In Japan

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

Rare twin tornadoes have been captured on camera as they swept across western Japan. The footage, some taken from a helicopter, shows the tornadoes...

Body Of British Expat Diana Dudas Found In Spain

PA | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

The body of a British expat who went missing amid severe flash flooding in Spain has been found, her friend said today. Diana Dudas, 52, was report...

British Tourists And Expats Caught Up In Flash Floods In Spain (PICTURES)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK

A British woman remains missing amid severe flash floods which have claimed at least 10 lives in southern Spain, authorities said. The 52-year-old,...

Rare Tornado Shocks Alpine Visitors

Karen Goodwin | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK
Karen Goodwin

The skies turned threatening as I reached Summit Lake at 12,000 feet, but I continued creeping up to the top. The summit was socked in, but that didn't deter scores of visitors from climbing the remaining quarter-mile trail to the peak.

Rescue Teams Expected To Resume Search After Tornado Jet Crash

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK

Rescue teams are expected to resume the search for two RAF airmen who went missing after two Tornado jets crashed off the north coast of Scotland, the...

Two Still Missing After RAF Tornado Jets Crash

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK

Two aircrew are missing after two Tornado jets crashed off the north coast of Scotland, the Ministry of Defence has said. Four personnel from RAF Los...

Two RAF Tornado Jets Crash Off Scottish Coast

PA | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK

The RNLI has confirmed that two people had been retrieved from the Moray Firth after two RAF Tornado jets crashed in the area. The two were taken t...

The Storm Chaser Who Is Scared Of Thunder

Barcroft Media | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK

These are the incredible weather snaps captured by a Briton who was afraid of thunder and lightning - before dedicating his life to chasing storms. ...

More Storms On The Way After Tornadoes Sweep Across Midlands

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

Britain could be braced for more thunder and lightning after a special type of storm swept across the country, bringing tornadoes to some areas. Fo...

Southern England Hit By Tornado

PA | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

A "special" type of storm swept across the country on Monday, bringing with it a tornado to some areas. The storm, thought to be an unusual "superc...

'Mini Tornado' Rips Through Rugby

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

High winds have torn through a town, blowing the roof from one home and damaging others in what residents have described as a "mini tornado". Warwi...

PICTURES:'Tornado' Clouds Predicted Amid April Showers

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

Heavy rain and gusts of winds accompanied by turbulent funnel clouds that look strikingly similar to tornadoes, could hit Britain over the coming days...

Britain Faces Wet And Windy Outlook, According To Met Office

Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

Britain is facing a windy Thursday, according to the Met office, with showers, thunder, lightning and even tornados forecast. The changing weather...

Tornados Sweep Across US

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.03.2012 | UK

The death toll continues to rise in the wake of powerful thunderstorms and tornadoes that ripped across the American Midwest. At least 35 people ha...