UK weather


article 31 December 2015 UK
One dead as Storm Frank forces North Sea oil rig evacuations

One person dies and two are injured after a massive wave hit a Chinese-owned oil rig off Norway, while a barge breaks its anchor during Storm Frank, causing the shutting down of a BP platform.

article 07 December 2015 UK
Storm Desmond: flooding chaos across country

Prime Minister David Cameron is to visit areas hit by flooding, he announced after chairing a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergencies committee in Downing Street.

post 05 December 2015
Read more on Liam's blog Cumbria floods: when will the rain stop?

Heavy rain is bringing serious flooding to parts of Cumbria today, with the River Eden having already burst its banks at Appleby.

article 07 July 2015 UK
Sun in Sky
Liam Dutton by Hot summers 'to become the norm in UK'

A study by the Met Office suggests that hot summers are likely to become more common in the UK by the end of the century.

article 01 July 2015
Can you smash a car window to rescue a dog from the heat?

As temperatures reach highs of 35C in what is set to be Britain's hottest day for nine years, a debate has emerged online prompting the question can you legally break into a hot car to save a dog?

article 18 February 2015 UK
Under water: before-and-after images from the 2014 floods

In February 2014 large parts of southern England were flooded - from Surrey to Somerset and beyond. One year on, how are they faring? Move the slider across each image to see what happened.

article 03 February 2015 UK
How the snow and ice could affect your journey

Britain wakes up to a covering of snow on the ground this morning as temperatures plummet as low as -11C in some parts of the country.

article 30 January 2015 UK
Ice warning after 'thundersnow' storms pelt Britain

Ice poses the major threat today, although remnants of the snow storms could clip the south east of England, the Met Office says.

article 29 January 2015 UK
'Thundersnow' storms to hit parts of UK - but what is it?

Wintry weather is causing hazardous conditions across many roads in Scotland and northern England with "be prepared" warnings of heavy snow still in place.