Global Weather News

January 13, 2021: A strong cold front moved through the West Coast overnight bringing damaging winds, heavy rain and landslides.
January 13, 2021: Close to ten inches of rain fell, with winds gusting near 100 mph in spots. Over 600,000 customers lost power.
January 12, 2021: A major atmospheric river is aimed at the West Coast today and tomorrow and will bring a threat for river flooding, landslides, damaging winds and heavy snow.
January 12, 2021: A £2.5m scheme in the Skell Valley hopes to protect Fountains Abbey and the city of RiponFountains Abbey, near Ripon, North Yorkshire, was originally set up by 13 Benedictine monks seeking refuge from the more extravagant, rowdy monks in York. Eight hundred years later, the abbey ruins and its gardens face another ...
January 11, 2021: A cold front sweeping across Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and southeastern Brazil can spark strong thunderstorms on Monday and Tuesday leading to flash flooding and locally damaging wind gusts.  The threat is first expected to develop on Monday when these storms can stretch from Uruguay into Entre Rios, Santa Fe an...
January 3, 2021: Dams date back to around 2950-2750 B.C., when the ancient Egyptians built the first known dam, but it's not common to learn about their purpose and how they work.
January 3, 2021: Much of Europe will ring in the start of 2021 with the same types of weather that 2020 ended on – rainy, cold and snowy. A storm impacting areas from Italy and Greece to Germany and Poland will provide parts of Europe with potentially flooding rainfall and disruptive snow through early this week. The storm...
December 30, 2020: Research show flood victims in UK nine times more likely to experience long-term mental health issuesWhen Julie Blackburn was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder in 2016 she was told to avoid her triggers, scenarios which cause upsetting flashbacks. “But when your trigger is rain, there is no getting ove...
December 30, 2020: A lone hashtag might not look very mighty, but when used en masse, the symbols can become incredibly powerful activism tools. Over the past two decades — largely since product designer Chris Messina pitched hashtags to Twitter in 2007 — activists have learned to harness the symbols to form online communi...
December 30, 2020: When COVID-19 closures first began back in March, residents of major cities like New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Boston started heading out of town—some temporarily, some permanently.
December 30, 2020: Flooding is possible from Houston to Memphis, severe thunderstorms could strike New Orleans, while Oklahoma City and Kansas City face snow and ice.
December 27, 2020: Coastal areas forced to erect flood defences to counter impact of waves whipped up by gusts reaching 100mphHigh winds are adding to the misery of flooding as Storm Bella continues to wreak havoc across much of the UK.In many coastal areas communities were forced to erect flood defences to counter the impact of waves...
December 26, 2020: Bedfordshire fire crews are trying to divert flood water, but say the situation is very
December 25, 2020: Police praise residents for compassion shown to officers while being told to leave their homes.
December 25, 2020: Police tell more than 1,300 households to evacuate as country braces for storm on Boxing DayMore than 1,300 households have been urged by police to evacuate their homes due to a risk of flooding in parts of Bedfordshire as large swathes of the UK brace themselves for Storm Bella.Torrential rain has brought widesprea...
December 24, 2020: Emergency services and councils deal with hundreds of calls for help, as rail and road is disrupted.
December 24, 2020: A dangerous storm is moving out of the Midwest on Thursday morning and into the Northeast later in the day and into the evening.
December 24, 2020: Springlike warmth will feature rapid snowmelt in parts of the Northeast, increasing the risk of flooding even more.
December 24, 2020: On a holiday when health experts admonished people not to travel, the weather brought its own hazards across much of the country.
December 24, 2020: Forecasters warned of hazardous travel conditions across the Midwest, New England and the coastal Mid-Atlantic on Christmas Eve.
December 21, 2020: A new storm will hit the West Coast Monday before moving across the country.
December 20, 2020: A landslip at a coal tip is being investigated as flood warnings remain in place following heavy rain.
December 15, 2020: Environment Agency urges people in flood zones to plan ahead as Met Office forecasts wet January and FebruaryThe next couple of months are likely to be wetter than normal in the UK, experts have warned, raising the prospect of flooding.The Environment Agency’s executive director of operations, John Curtin, said te...
December 15, 2020: Heavy snow will sock Interstate 81 corridor with potentially flooding rain east of Interstate 95. In the middle? A mess.
December 14, 2020: Following days of drenching rainfall, dry weather looks to remain out of reach this week for those cleaning up their communities across the eastern Australian coast. On Friday, a non-tropical storm system began to unleash rain across portions of southeastern Queensland and northeastern New South Wales. Flash floodin...