Weather

Will this May bank holiday be the hottest ever?
People enjoy the weather in Hyde Park
In Brief

Will this May bank holiday be the hottest ever?

Temperatures expected to reach 30C in some parts of the country
24 May 2018
Bank holiday weather: UK set for record temperatures
The summer weather at a beach in Weymouth
In Brief

Bank holiday weather: UK set for record temperatures

Temperatures set to climb following last week’s washout
4 May 2018
Egypt to ban ‘fake’ weather reports
The pyramids in Giza are shrouded in smog
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Egypt to ban ‘fake’ weather reports

Move comes amid growing crackdown on dissenting media
1 May 2018
UK weather: when will the sunshine return?
People enjoy the weather in Hyde Park
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UK weather: when will the sunshine return?

Weekend expected to bring bright, warm spells following weeks of cold and rain
10 Apr 2018
‘Beast from the East III’ to bring snow over Easter weekend
Snow
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‘Beast from the East III’ to bring snow over Easter weekend

A third cold snap in a month could see major disruptions over the bank holiday
23 Mar 2018
Beast from the East and Storm Emma cause fourth day of chaos
Beast from the East UK snow
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Beast from the East and Storm Emma cause fourth day of chaos

Red warning lifted but more blizzard-like conditions expected this weekend
2 Mar 2018
Sport hit by the ‘Beast from the East’ snow storms
F1 testing snow Circuit de Catalunya
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Sport hit by the ‘Beast from the East’ snow storms

Snow delays Formula 1 testing in Spain and Scottish football matches are called off
28 Feb 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
Record-breaking nine-hour rainbow appears in Taiwan
Taiwan rainbow
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Record-breaking nine-hour rainbow appears in Taiwan

Chou Kun-hsuan of Chinese Culture University claims phenomenon beats six-hour rainbow seen in Sheffield in 1994
5 Dec 2017
How does Storm Ophelia compare to the Great Storm of 1987?
Fallen trees in Sidcup, Kent, after the Great Storm of 1987
In Depth

How does Storm Ophelia compare to the Great Storm of 1987?

Former hurricane bears down on UK on the 30th anniversary of the worst storm in living memory
16 Oct 2017
Wimbledon ground staff battle to keep courts up to scratch
Wimbledon grass
In Depth

Wimbledon ground staff battle to keep courts up to scratch

The hot, dry weather has presented organisers with a challenge this year, and some players are unhappy
10 Jul 2017
Will the wet weather dampen Labour's chances?
Rain UK Weather
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Will the wet weather dampen Labour's chances?

The Week looks at whether storm clouds and high winds will affect election turnout
8 Jun 2017
Storm Doris: 12 amber alerts issued as UK blasted by gales
Storm Barbara Rain
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Storm Doris: 12 amber alerts issued as UK blasted by gales

Winds of more than 80mph hit the country, forcing airports to cancel flights while trains have a 50mph speed limit
23 Feb 2017
Travel chaos and evacuations as snowstorms batter UK
Snow
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Travel chaos and evacuations as snowstorms batter UK

Cold snap grounds flights at Heathrow, while soldiers are deployed to coastal areas on east coast
13 Jan 2017
Storm Barbara to hammer the north over Christmas
Rain UK Weather
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Storm Barbara to hammer the north over Christmas

Travellers warned to beware after gusts of up to 90mph are predicted to hit UK
21 Dec 2016
EU referendum: What to do if your polling station is flooded
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EU referendum: What to do if your polling station is flooded

Torrential rain overnight has led to at least two offices in Kingston having to be closed
23 Jun 2016
UK weather: Warnings issued after heavy rains hit England
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UK weather: Warnings issued after heavy rains hit England

'Torrential downpours' cause chaos in West Midlands – and are forecast to continue
17 Jun 2016
UK weather: When will the sun return?
People enjoying the sunshine in the UK
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UK weather: When will the sun return?

Thundery showers set to ruin sunny spell but temperatures will remain warm
7 Jun 2016
Storm Desmond: is climate change to blame?
Storm Desmond flooding, Carlisle
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Storm Desmond: is climate change to blame?

Government faces questions over cuts and failed flood defences as the clean-up operation continues
8 Dec 2015
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
UK weather: Storm Abigail brings 90mph wind warnings
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UK weather: Storm Abigail brings 90mph wind warnings

Schools closed and power out for many homes in Scotland as Storm Abigail hits the UK
13 Nov 2015
Halloween heatwave: temperatures could reach 20C
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Halloween heatwave: temperatures could reach 20C

Large parts of UK to enjoy warm blast from Spain – but flood alerts issued for south-west
28 Oct 2015
UK weather: when will it be sunny again?
Weather
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UK weather: when will it be sunny again?

The nation battens down the hatches for gales and downpours – but all is not lost
24 Jul 2015
Texas floods bring a tide of snakes, alligators and a coffin
Rattlesnake
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Texas floods bring a tide of snakes, alligators and a coffin

More than 1,000 snakes try to escape rising waters by sheltering in kitchens, linen closets and on patios
29 May 2015