UK weather

  • 3 Mar 2018

    People across the country have been helping friends, neighbours and strangers get to work and school. Alex Thomson talks to some of the ordinary volunteers who have braved the extraordinary conditions to lend a hand.

  • 3 Mar 2018

    Snow is still thick on the ground across much of the country, where the ‘Beast from the East’ and Storm Emma continue to cause havoc. Andy Davies reports.

  • 3 Mar 2018

    Our weather presenter, Liam Dutton, looks ahead at the week’s weather prospects.

  • 3 Mar 2018

    From the snow-bound Jaguar to people live tweeting their nightmare journeys – images of the great freeze have been flooding social media for the last few days. Ed Howker has been looking through some of the best.

  • 3 Mar 2018

    Was this freezing weather really so unexpected? Alex Thomson talks to Professor Adam Scaife of the Met Office.

  • 3 Mar 2018

    Whenever the temperature falls below freezing, local authorities have a duty to provide emergency shelter to rough sleepers. Mosques, drive-through restaurants and even a football stadium all opened their doors to provide refuge this week, but at least two people lost their lives sleeping outside in sub zero conditions. Paul McNamara reports.

  • 3 Mar 2018

    In Scotland – where yellow weather warnings remain in place – the government has opened up an emergency funding scheme to help local authorities cope. Ciaran Jenkins reports.

  • 3 Mar 2018

    The chaos brought by the snow and stormy conditions is still causing widespread disruption as transport services and other businesses struggle to recover. All the disruption is costing the British economy an estimated £900 million a day. Siobhan Kennedy reports.

  • 7 Dec 2017

    Where you can expect to see snow in the UK this weekend

    As cold Arctic air returns to the UK in the coming days, some places will see significant snow. But where, when and how much?

  • 25 Jul 2017

    Southern Europe is still sweltering in the grip of a heatwave, which has sparked wildfires in the south of France and Corsica, near popular tourist spots along the Cote d’Azur. Thousands of firefighters have also been battling blazes in Portugal, while Italy’s drought is so severe that the Pope has shut down the Vatican’s historic…

  • 13 Jan 2017

    The army is on standby and thousands of people are evacuating their homes: eastern England is bracing itself for a winter storm surge with severe flood warnings in force along the coast.

  • 9 Jan 2017

    Ten facts about this week’s cold weather

    Arctic air will sweep southwards across all parts of the UK this week, but how cold will it be and how much snow will fall?

  • 6 Feb 2014

    The waves continue to batter Britain and the political storm over the coalition’s flood defence strategy is still raging too. Is this government really spending more than the last?

  • 1 Aug 2011

    Britain’s first Weather Man was mercilessly ribbed when he got it wrong. Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy declared: “General weather probable during the next two days” in his first weather forecast – which was printed in The Times on August 1, 1861. 150 years on, what’s changed? FactCheck turns Weather Girl.