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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Ice poses the major threat today, although remnants of the snow storms could clip the south east of England, the Met Office says.
Wintry weather is causing hazardous conditions across many roads in Scotland and northern England with "be prepared" warnings of heavy snow still in place.