UK weather

Obama says proof of aliens would start ‘new religions’
Barack Obama
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Obama says proof of aliens would start ‘new religions’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
3 Jun 2021
Face masks may not protect against Covid in rain, says WHO
People wearing face masks shelter from the rain.
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Face masks may not protect against Covid in rain, says WHO

Health authorities say coverings must be changed more regularly in wet and damp weather
6 Oct 2020
Mini heatwave to hit UK
Coronavirus good weather
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Mini heatwave to hit UK

Social distancing restrictions remain in place as warm snap ‘tests country’s resolve’
18 May 2020
Weather warning: threat to life as rains deluge UK
Storm, UK Flooding
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Weather warning: threat to life as rains deluge UK

North-west England, Wales and parts of the west country experiencing heavy rainfall
10 Mar 2020
More than 140 flood warnings in place as travel chaos spread
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More than 140 flood warnings in place as travel chaos spread

Record rainfall as winter starts early in the UK
15 Nov 2019
UK weather: snow travel chaos leaves hundreds stranded
Snow in Cornwall
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UK weather: snow travel chaos leaves hundreds stranded

Met Office issues amber weather warnings as ice causes transport disruption
1 Feb 2019
When will Storm Helene hit the UK?
Weather
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When will Storm Helene hit the UK?

Met Office issues yellow weather warning as winds of up to 70mph approach
17 Sep 2018

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Regular heatwaves by 2040 ‘will kill thousands’
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Regular heatwaves by 2040 ‘will kill thousands’

The Environmental Audit Committee says the UK's infrastructure isn't equipped for a future of regular high temperatures
26 Jul 2018
UK heatwave: Britain’s green and pleasant land turns brown
Water fight in heatwave
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UK heatwave: Britain’s green and pleasant land turns brown

Aerial photos show parched fields after UK receives just 47mm of rain in six weeks
19 Jul 2018
Bank holiday weather: UK set for record temperatures
The summer weather at a beach in Weymouth
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Bank holiday weather: UK set for record temperatures

Temperatures set to climb following last week’s washout
4 May 2018
UK weather: burst pipes leave thousands without water
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UK weather: burst pipes leave thousands without water

Rising temperatures have caused pipes to burst and leak
5 Mar 2018
Stranded train passengers forced to sleep in luggage racks
Stranded train passenger
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Stranded train passengers forced to sleep in luggage racks

Around 100 travellers trapped on 17.35 service from Waterloo to Bournemouth
2 Mar 2018
Black ice Monday: UK weather chaos leaves thousands stranded
British Airways Heathrow
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Black ice Monday: UK weather chaos leaves thousands stranded

Snow and icy conditions halt travel services, shut schools and leave homes without power
11 Dec 2017
Britain faces three weeks of arctic temperatures
Snow and ice covers the hill tops in the Nortern Pennines on January 13, 2017 in Brough, United Kingdom.
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Britain faces three weeks of arctic temperatures

Met Office says mercury may drop as low as -15C this winter
14 Nov 2017
UK weather: Storm to batter Britain this weekend
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UK weather: Storm to batter Britain this weekend

Blustery showers will bring spell of warm, dry weather to an end
18 Aug 2016
Northern Lights: the best pictures from around the UK
Northern Lights
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Northern Lights: the best pictures from around the UK

Unusually favourable weather conditions see the aurora borealis illuminate the skies as far south as Oxfordshire
7 Mar 2016
Will it snow at Easter? Forecasters take a punt
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Will it snow at Easter? Forecasters take a punt

There is a chance that the bank holiday weekend could be a white one
4 Mar 2016
UK weather: selfies warning issued ahead of Storm Barney
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UK weather: selfies warning issued ahead of Storm Barney

With winds of up to 80mph forecast from Storm Barney, public are warned not to risk photographs
17 Nov 2015
SAS Brecon Beacon deaths: 'gross failures' by MoD
Brecon Beacons
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SAS Brecon Beacon deaths: 'gross failures' by MoD

Coroner says soldiers who died in selection test would have survived if march was cancelled earlier
14 Jul 2015
POLAR PLUME: Britain braced for Arctic conditions
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POLAR PLUME: Britain braced for Arctic conditions

Hopes of a warm and sunny bank holiday weekend dashed as cold air mass blows in from the Arctic
27 Apr 2015
Beast of the East and five other wacky weather names
Heavy Snow
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Beast of the East and five other wacky weather names

From blood rain to a flying-cat tornado, dramatic weather nicknames are grabbing the headlines
3 Feb 2015
COLD SNAP: How long will the UK snow last?
Glasgow, snow
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COLD SNAP: How long will the UK snow last?

Plume of cold air, nicknamed 'Beast of the East', is expected to leave UK feeling colder than Greenland
3 Feb 2015
UK weather: how long is the 'big freeze' going to last?
Couple walk with their dog in a freezing morning in London
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UK weather: how long is the 'big freeze' going to last?

Cold weather alert issued, warning vulnerable people to stay warm as low temperatures continue
19 Jan 2015
UK storm: Rail services cancelled
12 months of wind, rain and wild weather
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UK storm: Rail services cancelled

Scotland faces widespread disruption as winds of up to 140mph leave thousands of homes without power
9 Jan 2015
Weather bomb: the storm phenomenon brewing over Britain
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Weather bomb: the storm phenomenon brewing over Britain

Weather warnings in place as rapidly developing 'weather bomb' reaches the UK, bringing strong winds and rain
10 Dec 2014
Hurricane Gonzalo: storm causes travel disruption
Stormy weather hits Blackpool as Hurricane Gonzalo reaches the UK
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Hurricane Gonzalo: storm causes travel disruption

Met Office issues warning as flights are cancelled and roads are closed due to gale force winds
21 Oct 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 8 Jul 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 8 Jul 2013

8 Jul 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 4 Jul 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 4 Jul 2013

4 Jul 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 26 Mar 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 26 Mar 2013

26 Mar 2013
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Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 19 Oct 2012

19 Oct 2012
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