Storm moves shipwreck closer over Niagara Falls for the first time in 101 years

Storm moves shipwreck closer over Niagara Falls for the first time in 101 years

A huge storm has caused a shipwreck that has been stranded on rocks in Niagara Falls for more than a century to move closer to the giant waterfall. The Niagara Scow has entered local folklore after it got stuck near the top of the falls in 1918. The two men aboard, who were cast adrift […]

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Met Office issues 'danger to life' warning as heavy rain and gales set to batter UK this weekend

Met Office issues ‘danger to life’ warning as heavy rain and gales set to batter UK this weekend

THE Met Office has issued “danger to life warnings” for wind and gales this weekend as Brits are set to be battered by torrential downpours. Around 60mm of rain is believed to have fallen overnight in parts of the south-west with flood alerts out across most of the country. 12 UK weather forecast: A band […]

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UK weather forecast - Bookies predict coldest October ever as temperatures plummet and wind and rain lashes Britain

UK weather forecast – Bookies predict coldest October ever as temperatures plummet and wind and rain lashes Britain

BOOKIES have slashed the odds on this October being the coldest on record – as wind and rain are set to lash Britain this week. Ladbrokes have cut the odds of the “coldest October ever” from 10/11 to just 1/2 as weather experts predict temperatures to plummet. 2 UK weather forecast: The blue areas in […]

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Temperatures tumble to near freezing today before wintry sub-zero chill strikes

Temperatures tumble to near freezing today before wintry sub-zero chill strikes

TEMPERATURES will tumble to near-freezing across much of the UK today, before a sub-zero chill strikes this week. Thermometers will struggle to hit single figures even by mid-afternoon on Sunday afternoon – after a severely cold start. This Met Office weather map shows the ‘feels like’ temperatures for Sunday as temperatures take a plungeCredit: Met […]

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UK weather forecast: Downpours ease as Britain braces for fog patches and frosts

UK weather forecast: Downpours ease as Britain braces for fog patches and frosts

The wet weather conditions will slowly clear up this weekend as temperatures stay in the low teens with sunshine. It is best to gear up with wellies and windproof jackets as heavy showers continue to hit regions over Wales and southwest England today. A persistent band of rain will fall on southern Scotland and northeast […]

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UK weather forecasters' verdict on how much snow and rain will hit this winter

UK weather forecasters’ verdict on how much snow and rain will hit this winter

Britons are set for a wet and stormy winter this year. Persistent rain is expected to continue over into the winter – but it is not likely to break records. AccuWeather meteorologist Tyler Roys said: “Many cities will receive above-normal rainfall this winter, including Cardiff, London, Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow and Belfast, but we are not […]

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UK weather forecast: Relentless thunderstorms and 50mph winds to blast Britain

UK weather forecast: Relentless thunderstorms and 50mph winds to blast Britain

Thunderstorms and 50mph winds will rip through the UK today, although Brits can expect a break from the October washout next week. Lightning will strike south-west, south and south-east England today, moving to west Wales in the evening. Wind gusts of up to 50mph are also expected to batter coastal areas, the Met Office says. […]

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UK weather forecast: Week of rain to fall in one day as showers grip flood-hit Britain

UK weather forecast: Week of rain to fall in one day as showers grip flood-hit Britain

More than a week’s worth of rain is expected to hit parts of the UK today as four days of thundery showers grip the country. The Environment Agency has warned of further flooding today, issuing four flood warnings and 35 alerts for England. Gale-force winds are also set to lash coastal areas over the coming […]

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UK weather forecast: Britain to be ravaged by four days of thunder after sunny spell

UK weather forecast: Britain to be ravaged by four days of thunder after sunny spell

The UK is set to be ravaged by four days of thundery downpours after a brief break from the October washout today. The recent spell of wet weather is expected to pause this afternoon as much of the country basks in sunshine. However, the change in conditions will be short-lived as thundery showers and rain […]

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UK weather forecast: Two weeks of rain expected in wind-battered October washout

UK weather forecast: Two weeks of rain expected in wind-battered October washout

Downpours look set to continue for the rest of the month, according to a long-range weather forecast from the Met Office . Wet weather is expected once again today, with the Environment Agency issuing 11 flood warnings across England. A further 65 flood alerts are also in force – raising the prospect of possible flooding. […]

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