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A windy and showery weekend across the UK. There will be occasional sunny intervals at times but they won't last long.
A windy and rainy weekend is expected for the UK. The winds will be strong across northern parts of the country with the possibility of winds reaching up to 85mph over north-western Scotland.
Unsettled conditions are expected over the UK this week. There will be some showers accompanied by strong winds at times. In Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales those showers will be heavier and they may fall increasingly as snow over the hills.
A cloudy weekend is expected accompanied by rain and winds at times. However, on Saturday it is expecetd to be fine at the beginning of the day. Conditions will be warmer than previous days though.
A mix of sunny spells and showers are expected this week for the UK. Rain will be accompanied by winds most of the time feeling rather cold.
A cold week is expected with wintry showers and snow in places. There will be some showers or longer spells of rain with hail or storm activity.
Unsettled and rather chilly conditions are expected this weekend. There will be a band of showers and the risk of snow over some parts of Scotland.However, further south there will be some dry periods.
Unsetteld conditions are expected this week with longer spells of rain in places. There will be some snow in the Highlands and strong winds at times. However, there will be some sunny intervals in places.
Unsettled conditions are expected this weekend across the UK. Rain will come and go leaving some sunny spells in places. However, the northern parts of Scotland can expect to see some wet snow at times.
Storm Desmond hit the UK on Saturday and as a result homes and roads were flooded in Scotland and northern parts of England. Hundreds of people were forced to evacuate their homes or even whole areas.
A mix of showers and sunny spells is expected this week for the UK. There will be some heavy downpours mainly across Scotland and northern parts of England. However, there will be some sunny spells at times.
A windy weekend is expected across the country with longer spells of rain in places. There will be the possibility of some snow over the Scottish Highlands. However, there will be some sunny intervals at times.
Heavy rain is expected across most parts of the UK. There is the risk of snow in places, mainly over northern parts of Scotland and England.
A cloudy and showery weekend is expected with the possibility of snow in places and generally cold conditions. The rain will be heavy at times accompanied by strong winds.
A mix of sunny spells and rain across the UK this week.It will be generally cloudy with occasional sunny spells with warmer temperatures than previous days.
A cold weekend is expected with the risk of snow in places. It will feel much colder than the previous days and there will be rain accompanied by hail at times.
This week there will be showers across most parts of the UK accompanied by winds and storm activity at times. It is expected to be generally colder than the previous week especially in the North.
Unstable conditions are expected this weekend accompanied by winds and longer spells of rain that turns heavier at times. However, there will be some dry periods mainly in southern parts of the UK.
A windy and showery weekend is expected for most parts of the UK. The winds are expected to reach up to 60mph at times. However, there will be some dry periods with lots of sunny spells.
A dry start to the week that it is followed by showery conditions. Rain will come and go accompanied by winds at times. However, there will be occasional spells of sunshine in places.
On Friday and Saturday some showers are expected across most parts of the UK but later on they ease off leaving fine weather with lots of sunny spells. Northern parts of the UK might also see some wind at times.
This week the weather conditions will be unstable across the country. There will be dry periods and showery periods at times feeling generally breezy.
Unsettled conditions are expected across the country this weekend. It will be generally cloudy and showery over Scotland and the rest of the country will experience a mixture of rain and sunny spells.
The UK is not usually associated with earthquakes, however, around 20 to 30 occur each year and some of these are noticeable by residents in close areas.
Unstable conditions are expected this week across the UK. The rain will come and go leaving some sunny spells at times. It will generally feel breezy in most parts of the country with lows of 2°C.
A dry but cloudy weekend is expected. The weather will feel rather breezy at times accompanied by light rain in places.
Dry conditions are expected this weekend with occasional sunny spells. However, some showers might show up over Scotland. Temperatures will reach up to 17°C.
A generally dry weekend is expected for the UK with cooler temperatures than the previous days. However, it might turn rainy by the end of it with the risk of strong winds in places.
A fine week is expected across the UK this week with a fair amount of sunny spells. The weather conditions will be generally pleasant across most of the UK. However, there might be some cloudy periods across Scotland.
Fine weather is expected for most parts of the UK this weekend with lots of sunshine in places. However, there might be some light showers across northern parts of the country.
Weather phenomena sometimes can be impressive and stunning especially when they are not so ordinary. Did you know that rainbows can also appear during the night? Let’s discover what moon bows, mirages, fire rainbows and pyrocumulus clouds are!
Unstable conditions are expected across the country this week. Rain will come and go leaving some sunny spells. Some of the showers will turn heavier at times with the risk of storm activity and hail in places.
A generally dry weekend is expected accompanied by a fair amount of sunny spells. However there will be a few showers at times. The weather conditions should be cooler with lows of 6°C.
A cool week is generally expected accompanied by heavy rain at times.The UK will experience wet conditions with the risk of storm activity in places. However, there will be some sunny breaks from time to time.
A warm and sunny start to the weekend is expected but it soon turns cloudy and showery across most parts of the UK. There is also the risk of heavier rain in places accompanied by storm activity.
Yesterday on the 8th of September, torrential storms caused flash floods in south-eastern Spain. These floods washed away cars and lorries and the whole region turned into a huge river.
Dry conditions with plenty of spells of sunshine are expected this week across the country. However, it will be rather breezy at times. Throughout the week there might be some light rain mainly in the North.
It is expected to be generally dry this weekend across the UK but rather cloudy. Northern parts of Scotland will experience some light rain at times but the rest of the country will see decent amounts of sunny spells.
A breezy week is expected across the UK. It will be generally cloudy but sunny spells will appear in southern parts of the country. Temperatures won't be higher than 19°C.
A mixture of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend with the risk of heavier showers across Scotland. The weather conditions will be generally unstable for most of the UK.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center reported that a tropical storm called Erika hit the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas yesterday and appeared to be heading to Florida where the last storm to hit this area was Wilma in October 2005.
Unstable conditions are expected this week across the UK. The country will experience a mixture of rain and sunny spells and the rain will regularly come and go.
A hail storm occurs when thunderstorms produce hail. Hail is a type of solid precipitation that is produced by cumulonimbus clouds which are thick and towering and are formed under storm activity.
A cloudy and stormy weekend is expected across the UK. There will be some sunny spells at times but the weather conditions will be generally wet and cloudy for most parts of the country.
A dry start to the week that turns showery later on across the UK. It will be dry and sunny for most parts but showers will appear by the middle of the week.
A rainy start to the weekend followed by dry conditions. It will be showery with the risk of stormy activity on Friday but the rest of the weekend will be dry with occasional spells of sunshine.
A generally dry week is expected across most parts of the UK. However, there will be some showers at times with the risk of storm activity. Temperatures will be quite chilly in the North but warmer with highs between 21°C and 23°C in the South.
A dry and sunny weekend is expected across most parts of the UK. However, it will be rather showery in the North by the end of the weekend.
Another showery week for northern parts of the UK with some sunny intervals. The rest of the country will experience generally dry conditions with spells of sunshine and a few showers at times. Temperatures will feel quite warm in parts.
A rainy weekend is expected for northern parts of the UK. However, the rest of the country will be generally dry with bright spells of sunshine at times.
Unstable conditions are expected this weekend across the UK with a mixture of showers and sunny intervals. There is also the risk of storm activity at times.
Before going to the beach or to the swimming pool for a little tanning session, it is important to prepare your skin to prevent sunburn. Indeed, these burns of the skin can cause many health problems
A cloudy and showery week is expected for northern parts of the country with sunny intervals at times. For the rest of the country it will be generally dry with bright spells of sunshine in places.
We all have seen lightning strikes at least once in our life but have you ever thought if there are places where this phenomenon is more frequent? Does lightning have any specific preference of where it strikes? Is it more often over land or oceans?
Unstable conditions are expected this weekend across the country. The rain will come and go during this time accompanied by wind and the possibility of storm activity in places.
Unstable conditions across the UK this week. It will be a generally warm week but there will be a mixture of sunny spells and showers with the possibility of stormy activity at times.
A mixture of showers and sunshine is expected across the country this weekend. It will be generally rainy and cloudy over Scotland and northern parts of the UK but the rest of the country will experience a mix of sunny spells and rain.
This summer is expected to be one of the hottest ones for the UK! The first day of July we saw record breaking weather with temperatures reaching up to 36.7C°, breaking the previous record occuring in July 2006 when temperatures reached 36°C
A generally cloudy and rainy week accompanied by stormy activity in places. There will be some dry periods by the end of the week with occasional spells of sunshine.
Unsettled conditions are expected this weekend with a mix of sunshine and heavy showers accompanied by lightning at times.Temperatures will be generally warm across the country.
Most of us are more than happy when the weather is hot and sunny.... but what about extreme heat in the form of a heatwave? A large part of the UK has been on heatwave alert since yesterday. What is a heatwave and what is the currrent impact?
Wimbledon organisers are taking emergency measures for the fans and players that will be exposed to the heatwave this week! Temperatures are expected to rise above 30°C and everyone is wondering if there will be a weather breaking record.
A generally warm week it is expected across the UK. However, northern parts of the country will experience some heavy rains accompanied by lightning activity at times.
A cloudy start to the week accompanied by some showers in places. Throughout the week it will turn drier with sunny spells for most parts of the UK but it will remain rather cloudy in the North.
The UK has experienced several heavy floods over the last century affecting thousands of people and causing damages of millions of pounds. Today, 2.3 million homes and 185 000 businesses are in danger of flooding in England and Wales
A mixture of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend across the UK. It will be cloudy and rainy across Scotland with sunny intervals at times but the rest of the country will generally experience unstable conditions.
A cloudy week for northern parts of the UK accompanied by light rain at times. The rest of the country will experience warm and dry conditions.
A cloudy and rainy weekend is expected across the UK with occasional sunny intervals at times.There is also the possibility of some thundery rain in places.
Over the years many places in the UK have claimed to be either the warmest and sunniest or the rainiest and coldest. Recent research has shown that Cardiff is the UK’s rainiest city and Eastbourne, East Sussex the sunniest!
The weather conditions will be generally dry and sunny this week but temperatures will be breezy for the season. There will be some showers in places with the possibility of thunderstorms at times.
Many people prefer to travel abroad to find a nice sunny beach to spend time with their family and friends or indulge in watersport activities. But how about staying closer to home and discovering what our own beaches have to offer?
The weekend will begin with unsettled weather conditions across the country but conditions will gradually turn dry and sunny by the end of the weekend for most of the UK.
A rainy and cloudy start to the week that gradually turns to be drier with spells of sunshine. There is the possibility of winds and thunderstorms at times.
A breezy weekend to come with unsettled conditions across the country. The rain will come and go during this time accompanied by wind.
NASA recently released a report on the clouds of our world, based on decades of observations and analysis. Weather Wherever présents you a summary of their findings!
You may think that you have seen everything! But sometimes unusual and uncontrollable weather phenomena occur that we have never even imagined! From raining fish to water tornadoes, let’s have a look at four of the most unusual ones!
Expect unsettled conditions this week with rain and sunny intervals at times. There is also the possibility of some thundery rain during the week in places.
An earthquake has been recorded today in Kent with a magnitude of 4.2 according to the British Geological Survey. It originated close to Sandwich at 02:52AM BST 15km underground.
A mixture of rain and sunny spells this weekend for the UK. Rain will come and go throughout the weekend creating unsettled conditions.
This name has been given to an area in the southern part of central United States because of the frequent occurrence of tornadoes there. Tornado Alley generally includes Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Eastern Colorado, South Dakota and parts of Texas.
Expect unstable weather this week. A mixture between sun and rain across the country with the possibility of some wind in places.
Expect unsettled conditions for this weekend. Cloud and heavy rain will cover Scotland and will spread by the end of the weekend to the rest of the country.
Many cities in the UK have claimed to be the sunniest places in the country. Last year was generally considered to be a sunnier than average year for most areas, but still not exceptional. Find out where the sunniest town in the UK is !
A dry and occasionally sunny week for most of the country. In northern parts it will be windy and rainy with the possibility of some thunder at times.
A sirocco is a Mediterranean wind coming from the Sahara desert which normally reaches hurricane speeds in North Africa and Southern Europe and brings uncomfortably humid air.
Wet and cloudy for most of the weekend in northern parts of the UK. The rest of the country will experience occasional showers but it will be mainly dry with some sunny spells.
A mostly windy and rainy week across the country with some sunshine at times. The temperatures will be generally near the seasonal average most days.
An exceptional weather phenomenon occurred in Long Island during the morning of 21st April 2015 ! A rare quadruple rainbow appeared as a result of the area being affected by a large amount of rain and sun.
A mostly fine and sunny beginning to the weekend across most parts of the UK. Conditions will change by the end of the weekend with rain and cooler temperatures.
On Saturday 25th at 11:56 NST a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8, shook Nepal near its capital, Kathmandu, killing more than 3000 people.
The UK will experience a cloudy and showery week. There will be some sunny spells at times but the weather conditions will be mainly wet and windy.
On 12th November 1970 Bhola cyclone was a devastating tropical cyclone that struck East Pakistan (todays Bangladesh) and India's West Bengal. It still remains the deadliest tropical cyclone that has ever been recorded.
A cloudy and rainy weekend for most of the UK with some sunny spells from time to time. A risk of snow over the hills of Scotland and the northern Pennines is expected.
A mostly fine and dry beginning to the week across the country with only some cloud and light rain. Conditions will change by the end of the week with heavy rain in most parts.
When the swallows fly high, the weather will be dry! Among all the other folklores we use to predict the weather, swallows are for many of us one of the most well-known. But is there any truth to this quote?
The weekend will begin with fine weather for most of the UK and just some cloud and light rain in North-East England and Eastern Scotland. Conditions will remain sunny and dry with a gentle breeze in southern parts over the weekend.
The UK is considered as one of the rainiest countries in Europe! Find out if the town you live in is among the rainiest!
A mostly cloudy and rainy beginning of the week in northern parts of the UK with sunshine and cloud elsewhere. Progressively, conditions will improve bringing fine and sunny weather all over the country.
After a pleasant Friday morning, winds will start to blow and a band of rain will cover the whole of the UK, moving slowly eastwards.
Spring is here. The weather is slowly warming up, motivation to get active is rising and soon, beautiful spring flowers will start to blossom. But some of us dread spring. Why? Because for many people, spring rhymes with allergies.
The UK will be mostly cloudy and showery. Sunny spells will occur but rain will come and go throughout the week. Temperatures will feel quite chilly but winds will be light.
You can't see the eclipse from where you are? No worries!
Scotland will slowly turn wet and windy throughout the weekend while the rest of the British Isles will remain cloudy but dry. Temperatures will be quite chilly, especially in areas where winds will blow.
Were you one of the few lucky people who saw the beautiful Aurora on Tuesday night? If not, take a look at the pictures we selected for you!
Cloudy and overcast skies will prevail in most parts of the British Isles. Rain will be back in northern parts of Scotland by Thursday. Temperatures should stay mild throughout the week.
On Friday the 20th of March, a solar eclipse will occur and some will have the chance to experience darkness during the day. What is a solar eclipse? How can you watch a solar eclipse safely? Discover everything you need to know about eclipses
St. Patrick’s Day is a world renowned commemoration of the Patron Saint of Ireland, celebrated every year on the 17th of March. People all over the world, not only Irish men and women or Catholics, celebrate this special Irish national holiday.
Although the weekend will be rather cloudy and even overcast in some parts of England, rain will not fall over Saturday and Sunday and the weather will remain dry. Temperatures may however be quite chilly.
This week will see a mixture of winds, rain and sunny spells. High pressure will bring better weather conditions on Tuesday but a band of heavy and persistent rain will follow straight after. Temperatures should stay mild throughout the week.
Scotland will experience rainy weather again this weekend but southern areas will be dry with spells of sunshine. Temperatures will remain mild everywhere in the UK throughout the weekend.
With the spring weather slowly arriving, the sky is bluer although it is filled with clouds. And when you pay closer attention you will realise they don’t all look the same. From high clouds to low-level clouds, discover 9 common types of clouds!
Winds will blow over much of the UK but will ease by the end of the week. Scotland will be particularly cold and will experience a fair amount of snow, showers and sleet. Clouds will cover the UK and temperatures should warm up by Friday.
Sunday 1st of March marked the first meteorological day of spring and you might think warmer and drier weather is on its way. Well, don't put your scaves and gloves away, as the beginning of March will be chilly, cold and windy.
The beginning of the weekend should be bright and sunny, but will quickly turn wet and windy. Little by little, the weather will worsen, with showers becoming more frequent. An area of low pressure will finally bring heavy rain and strong winds.
Skijoring? Curling? Snow Kayaking? We bet you’ve heard of some of these winter sports before. No? Well clearly, an explanatory session is overdue. Discover our selection of the most peculiar winter sports!
Strong winds will bring rain and showers throughout the week although the sky should clear up by Friday. Temperatures will be mild but might feel cold due to the windy conditions.
With temperatures dropping to around -25°C on Monday, and continuing below -15°C on Tuesday, Niagara Falls has consequently partially frozen. Watch the video for amazing scenery of this frozen landmark!
The beginning of the weekend should bring wintry showers but sunny spells should still occur in some areas. The weather will worsen throughout the weekend and heavy rain and strong winds will affect the entire country.
On Monday, an Aurora Borealis could be seen from the Isle of Man. Discover the time lapse video of this dazzling Aurora stargazer Paul Ward filmed.
Have you ever seen the clouds below you while hiking? The weather phenomenon called temperature inversion is responsible for clouds getting trapped in valleys and canyons, creating beautiful scenery to admire.
A pleasant and sunny start to the week for southern parts of the UK. However, a band of rain will slowly move across the territory and rain and showers will end up covering the whole area by the end of the week.
We sometimes use weird expressions to define the weather, without knowing where these are from. Weather folklore has been around for thousands of years. They are often based on superstition and beliefs; however some of them can be true.
A cloudy week on the horizon with fog patches in places. remaining dry overall with the chance of some drizzle falling from the thickest cloud. There will be some bright spells in places, especially in eastern Scotland.
Discover our selection of the best places to go for Valentine's Day, to spend the perfect weekend with your other half or even your friends. Get inspired with these wonderful places in the UK!
Learn more about blizzards, what they are and how people deal with them.
As last month was declared the sunniest January since 2003, the UK is expected to receive particularly cold weather this week.
As heavy snow is falling over the UK, icy winds make the decreasing temperatures feel even colder. And according to weather experts, these weather conditions should continue until next week, with even greater snowfall, sleet, hail and winds.
Discover the story of the "Ozone Hole".
Yesterday, a terrible winter storm struck the Northeast of the USA. From New York to the Canadian border, millions of people braced themselves for the potential historic storm.
Dreaming of a nice weekend away to take a break from your busy and tiring week, but don’t have the time nor the money to go to tropical places? Why not try spending the weekend in “The Venice of the North”?
As 2014 has officially been declared as the hottest year ever recorded, it is important to point out the importance of Global Warming. We hear a lot about it, but it became undeniable that Global Warming is real and as a terrible impact on Earth.
After the festive season and family gatherings, it can be hard to get back to work. The days get shorter, the sky darker, the weather colder and your motivation can be affected. Here we give you some ideas to stay motivated during the cold days.
After the festive season, it’s now time to put in place those New Year’s Resolutions we made, and start being healthy! Have a look at our selection of January vegetables.
Sami Päivike created a 25 km long ice rink in Rovaniemi, Finland. Discover his story in this article!
Due to weather conditions, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have experienced disruptions and difficulties.
Winter holidays are the perfect time to take a break and try something completely new with your loved ones. Of course, ski holidays are great, but these special destinations are unique, and we bet with this you will make the most wonderful memories.
Who made the first snowman? Find the answer in our new article!
Strong winds in Scotland have been causing a great deal of damage.
Lets discover frost flowers...a natural weather phenomenon in the form of ice sculpture flowers!
Could you live in the smallest house in Great Britain? Discover this offbeat attraction located in Conwy, Wales.
Going to the park with your family and friends is a timeless tradition, especially when the weather is bright and beautiful. Discover some of the UK’s most beautiful public parks to feed the ducks and enjoy the fresh-air.
From the great Medieval cathedrals to the Baroque architecture of St Paul’s, discover eight of the most beautiful cathedrals in the UK!
There are many fruits and vegetables in season in Spring. While some are great for over half of the year, others only hit their peak for a month. Let’s take a closer look at the two best fruit and vegetable for May : Asparagus and Rhubarb.
Discover the Blarney Stone, a block of bluestone in the battlements of Blarney Castle, Ireland, packed with tales, myths…and germs!
Come and experience the world’s greatest flower show in May, held in Chelsea, London on May 20th.
Discover some of the amazing benefits of avocado for your health. If you want to lose weight, improve your skin and lower your risks of many life threatening diseases, avocados are often considered as the world’s most perfect food!
Summer is on its way, quickly approaching. Follow our few tips and prepare your garden for the busiest time of the year!
The warm season is approaching and there is no better indicator than the blooming of Japanese cherry trees in April, which can be observed all around the world.
Who doesn’t love Tulips? The Netherlands is renowned as the land of Tulips and now is the best time of the year to visit the flower fields.
Find the perfect walk for you and your dog among our selection of the best-loved walks in the UK for dogs and their owners!
From weeds to spores to grass and tree pollens, spring literally is in the air! If you’re subject to hay fever, here are some tips for managing this seasonal allergy so you can enjoy spring instead of just suffering through it.
Celebrate the birth of the world’s greatest playwright!
It’s that time of year again when you eat tonnes of chocolate. Stop feeling guilty! There are numerous great health benefits associated with this delicious treat.
Learn more about St George’s Day, England’s national day held on April 23rd in honour of St George, the patron saint of England.
Spring is definitely here and the season of garden-visiting is just beginning. Take a look at our selection of the best spring gardens in the UK!
Discover a list of fun things to do with your kids and family for Easter. From egg hunts to cultural activities, find the best way to spend Easter 2014 in the UK!
It may look like the picture is distorted but it’s not. Take a closer look and discover the remarkable Thin House in London!
With such a long and rich history, some of the street names in England are interesting and worth a look at. Discover our shortlist of the funniest street names and their history.
If you’re afraid of spiders, your worst nightmare has probably become a reality in this town of Australia.
Hold on to your pint when going for a drink at the Crooked House Pub!
You will be amazed by these inspiring and stunning works of art sculpted out of fallen leaves!
A mighty earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile yesterday evening, causing a tsunami alert and the death of at least five people.
The clocks go forward by one hour on the last Sunday of March each year, meaning this Sunday at 1am.
Ever wondered what is one of the most germ infected and disgusting tourist spots in the world? We have found it for you: the Bubble Gum Alley in California!
Explore the UK’s most beautiful and inspiring landscapes through our shortlist of the walking trails with the most breathtaking scenery and historic sites.
Discover the Crooked Forest in Poland, an eerie and fairy-like place like no other in the world!
Only two more weeks to go and Spring will finally be here! While there is not an abundance of produce in season during March, there are still some delicious march vegetables filled with great nutritional benefits!
You celebrate St Patrick’s Day every year but yet you still don’t know much about this global celebration of Irish culture? Don’t panic, here is everything you need to know about St Patrick’s Day held on March 17th!
Every culture celebrates the arrival of spring in its own way. Here is our world tour of the different Spring Equinox celebrations!
Some may find history boring, but not when you’re in England! The country is home to thousands of amazing historical attractions. We’ve selected 10 of them which have captivated the best times of history!
Spring is almost here! Take your clean gardening tools from last autumn and follow our advice step by step for a fresh start in March, the first big month of the year in the garden!
Nacreous clouds are extremely rare but wonderful when they occur. Discover the breathtaking beauty of these strange clouds!
The UK is full of enchanting places, many of them related to the Arthurian Legend. Whether they’re true or not, here is a list of 8 amazing places to experience the ancient myths and feel the power of magic and fairies!
Learn more about St David’s Day, the feast of St David the patron saint of Wales, held on 1st March.
Discover the results of Mercer’s annual survey about the cities with the highest quality of living! The survey was conducted in 460 cities around the world. European cities dominate while Bagdad was ranked the city with the worst quality of living!
Although not as powerful as the hurricane force winds of the past few days, Britain and Ireland are set to be hit by three more powerful storms in the next few days.
Most of south west England is now underwater because of intense rainfall and a lack of river dredging. When will the water level finally go back to normal?
Love is in the air…If you want something more romantic than candles and sweets for your loved one, here is our list of the 10 most romantic places to visit for an hour or a day in the UK.
The flooding crisis is not over yet and might even get worse! Thousands more households are seeing their lives at risk from flooding.
While large parts of south west England are still underwater, the Environment Agency forecasts more heavy rainfall for areas already flooded.
We are at the time of the year when it’s still cold, damp and grey outdoors, but an occasional outbreak of sun could put the gardening bug back into you! Here are a few tips of what should be done in your garden in February.
More rain is expected today and over the weekend. The Environment Agency has issued more than 160 heavy flood alerts in Southern England.
You live in Southern England and have been experiencing heavy rainfall like never before? This is because January 2014 is the wettest on record!
From wonderful caves to majestic fields and natural wonders, discover our first selection of ten pictures of some of the most amazing places in the world that are worth a look!
Large parts of Somerset have been affected by severe floods in the past few days as a result of heavy rainfall but not only. In Chobham, people have witnessed cats being lifted in the air because of a tornado!
Learn more about Burns night, the annual commemoration of Robert Burns the famous Scottish poet.
It is now official, London is the most popular tourists destination in the world!
Unusual high temperatures have caused Tennis matches to stop at the Australian open tennis tournament in Melbourne.
Winter is the perfect time to catch germs and viruses. Blame it on the cold weather, making people spend more time indoors together. Discover our list of the most annoying winter ailments and tips to get rid of them!
Enjoy the beauty of Snowflakes with the following macro photographs of the tiny ice crystals.
Let’s learn more about this strange weather phenomenon which can bring extreme temperatures.
Learn more about Snow, this wonderful weather phenomena sometimes little understood.
North Eastern US and Canada are experiencing a « polar vortex » bringing freezing weather.
Let’s go to Alaska to take a look at the consequences of global warming on the glaciers.
In a few days we will be celebrating the winter solstice and the first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere.
Discover our pick of the Top 5 Christmas Markets in the UK that are worth a visit!
Heavy fog in southern and eastern parts of England has caused flight cancellations at Heathrow Airport and disrupted ferry services.
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If you’re looking for a warm and cosy pub to relax in after a long and busy day, here is a short selection of great British pubs across the UK to cosy up in when it’s freezing outside!
As you have probably noticed, a huge storm has hit Northern Europe, causing the deaths of at least three people, transport chaos and flooding.
Yesterday, hundred-mile-an-hour winds battered many parts of the UK. Thousands of people had to be evacuated in order to avoid the risk of flooding.
Did you know you could send Christmas letters to Santa Claus in Finland? Learn everything about Santa’s Village!
If you want to try something a little different from the good old traditional Christmas markets, try Caerphilly’s Medieval Christmas Fayre!
George Loegering, a retired engineer, couldn’t believe his eyes when he discovered a giant frozen circle on Saturday.
If you thought you were done with gardening, you were wrong! It is a full time, year round job and here’s a look at what you can do in your garden before the arrival of winter.
Each year we ask ourselves the same question: will this winter be worst than last years’? We’ve got bad news for you, because word has it this winter could be the most severe one since 1947!
St Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s national day and is celebrated each year on 30th November. Learn more about this Scottish tradition.
Southwestern states in the US were severely hit by a major storm over the weekend.
In the seas to the far south of Tokyo a volcanic eruption has raised…an island!
With the coming of winter, learn more about this intriguing and sometimes dangerous weather phenomenon.
Important storms dropped hailstones the size of tennis balls on Monday in Queensland, Australia.
It doesn't always rain in the UK! But when it does here are some ways to spend your day.
Not knowing what to buy can be overwhelming and expensive. However, buying seasonal fruits and veggies is a cheap, healthy and easy way to go grocery shopping. Here is what should be on your November grocery list!
Buying seasonal fruits and veggies is a cheap, healthy and easy way to go grocery shopping. Here is what should be on your November grocery list!
A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone with a spiral or circular system of strong winds that develops in the Western Pacific Ocean.
The images you’re about to see were published on Monday, a few days after one of the most powerful and strongest typhoons ever recorded in the world struck the Philippines with winds of up to 320km/h, forcing millions to take shelter.
Remember , Remember Guy Fawkes - On the night of November 5th, throughout Britain, people commemorate the capture of Guy Fawkes with bonfires and fireworks and by burning an effigy of Guy.
Did you know that many of Britain's largest museums and national collections are free ? See our pick of the best free museums in the UK !
Let’s take a moment to go back in time, more precisely to 4.5 billion years ago to try and understand the evolutions of our natural satellite: the Moon.
Let’s take a look at the highest mountain peaks in the world, with altitudes above 8000 metres. In total, there are fourteen, almost all of which are located in the Himalayas.
What are the most pleasant cities in the world? After having researched 460 cities around the world, the global consulting firm Mercer established its ranking for the most pleasant places to live in 2012.
Tristan da Cunha is a group of islands in the South Atlantic Ocean famous for being, according to the Guinness Book of Records, the world’s most isolated community!
Acid rain comes mainly from natural events like volcanic eruptions, forest fires, oceans, or even the decomposition of natural organic materials.
A phenomenon that is as interesting as it is intriguing, the auroras borealis leave you impressed by their beauty.
Whether it is summer, spring, autumn or winter, there is always something to do in the garden. Now that the cold weather is approaching here are a few tips for your October gardening.
Cycling is the perfect outdoor activity in autumn, as you will discover amazing scenery along the way.If you’re looking for a great cycle route, here is our shortlist of the best places for cycling.
You might have already asked yourself why windstorms and anticyclones have names of people as well as how these names are assigned. Here is the response!
It is official: Autumn is finally here and we couldn’t be happier about it. We’ll probably miss all the sweet summer berries but we’re going to stay warm with the October fruits and veggies.
London might be one of the most expensive cities in the world but no other city in the world has more free stuff to do. Here is a short list of free attractions in London.
You’ve probably heard about the famous beer festival the « Oktoberfest » in Munich but did you know about the London Oktoberfest?
Fog bows, sometimes called white rainbows, are extremely rare meteorological phenomena that we can observe in particularly targeted places like the mountains or Arctic waters.
Today discover this “new trend” which has been quite in vogue for a few years now: the fish pedicure!
The idea, brought up by Richard G. Pearson may seem far-fetched, but could, if it is true, increase the pace of global warming.
Mexico has been caught between hurricane Ingrid in the east and tropical storm Manuel in the west of the country since Monday.
As the warm days of summer are coming to an end, gardeners welcome the cooler temperatures of September as it is a perfect planting season. Now is the perfect time to plant perennials, trees and shrubs as they can spend the winter establishing strong
September is a rich month for lush fruit and veggies. It brings a great harvest of juicy plums, apples, and wild blackberries. It's also a great opportunity tomake preserves with windfall fruits and late summer veggies.
The State of Colorado in the west of the United States has for several days been experiencing one of the largest torrential downpours and flash floods ever recorded by the authorities.
2013 is the 200th anniversary of the first publication of Pride & Prejudice which is often considered as the best loved novel in the world.
It is a rare phenomenon that comes straight from the island of Newfoundland.
Reflexology, or zone therapy, eases our small daily pains through pressure applied on certain areas of our body parts such as the hands, feet and ears. A method we invite you to try!
Three years ago, he decided to travel across the United States with his friends to shoot the incredible weather phenomenon of a Supercell thunderstorm.
Whether we love or hate thunder and lightning, the impressive natural beauty of this meteorological phenomenon cannot be denied.
Mother Earth is beautiful and will always amaze us with its eternal Nature. Trees are part of the oldest and most beautiful living organisms on our planet, travelling through history and time. Today, discover the 10 most unusual trees in the world!
Its name, Amaranth, comes from the Greek word Amaranthus meaning “it does not fade”. It is a plant that grows once a year and is found in South America. There are more than sixty different species in the world, some of them edible and others conside
Last tuesday, residents of the north-east of Italy (between Venice and Padua) were surprised to see in the sky a fireball, followed by a loud bang.
When we think about volcano eruptions we usually think about the Eyjafjallajokul volcano (Iceland), Etna or Kilauea. Both amazing and dangerous, volcano eruptions always create admiration and fear.
Last Saturday, the city of Keelung in Taiwan witnessed a dramatic landslide filmed by a motorist.
More and more scientists argue that modern life disturbs the way we sleep because of our exposure to electric light and a reduced access to sunlight.
With the Notting Hill Carnival hitting the streets of London this past weekend, it’s time to take a look at some of the world’s best carnivals! Let’s step into the world of these whimsical events full of colour, sounds, dance, and more!
While staff at Edinburgh Zoo are closely monitoring Tian Tian, who will shortly become the mother of the first captive panda born in the UK, the arrival of a new born is being celebrated at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington DC.
A huge fire started last week in and around California’s Yosemite National Park. It has continued to spread and covers more than 250sq miles according to official sources.
Looking for something to do this weekend? How about a weekend full of spectacular flying displays full of colour? What about watching kites battle high up in the air? Or even stunning synchronised routines set to music? That’s what is in store for yo
Take a step back in time this weekend with England’s Medieval Festival!
The torrential rains that hit Russia late July have recently caused unprecedented floods!
Thanks to the Eurostar, Eurolines, and low-cost airlines, the City of Lights is only a few hours away! No trip to Paris is complete without seeing or visiting some of these top sights! Let’s take a closer look.
Japan’s largest volcano, Sakurajima, erupted last Sunday. This is the most powerful eruption that has been recorded in the past 10 years.
Taking place over the August bank holiday, this street carnival will get you dancing to the beat and munching on some delicious treats!
Have you heard about the wettest village in the world? It is located in India, in the state of Meghalaya.
Ever dreamed of being a prince or a princess? Spend a day like royalty at these Royal attractions!
Discover with us some of the strangest but spectacular and unsual lakes in the world. Be ready to take a dive you’ll never forget!
On Monday a resort complex in Florida was literally swallowed by a huge hole up to 100ft in diameter. Luckily nobody was hurt in this incredible incident.
If you’re looking for a good reason to visit Scotland this summer, stop searching, we’ve got one for you! And a major one: The Edinburgh International Festival and The Fringe.
Powerful typhoon Utor has hit the northern Philippines today, causing major damage and killing at least one person.
After looking at our favourite fruits for August, it’s now time for our picks for this month’s top vegetables. What will be serving up fresh from the garden or market?
Many recipes call for fresh herbs. Instead of constantly buying these at your local supermarket, how about starting your own herb garden? We have some tips to get you going!
Summer is in full force and many fruits are coming into season. Let’s take a look at our juicy picks for August fruits!
While icebergs are melting in the Arctic, a huge « fatberg » has shown up in a London sewer.
No need to travel to the Mediterranean or the Caribbean for a beautiful beach! There are many right here at home! Today, we’re taking a look at some of the best beaches in the UK.
Heavy monsoon rain caused flooding and roofs to collapse last weekend in Pakistan.
The UK has 28 UNESCO World Heritage sites and 13 more that have been submitted to the Tentative List. Recently, the site TripAdvisor and UNESCO teamed together to find out which World Heritage sites were the most highly recommended.
August can be a tough month for your garden. Today, we’ll be sharing some tips to keep your garden going strong!
The Milan area has experienced a multitude of strong tornadoes in the past few days, all occurring in a short lapse of time, causing major damage.
A recent survey, taken to help the government develop new policies to improve people’s well-being, shows a small improvement in people’s happiness this year.
Drinking tea is not just for cold weather. It’s something we enjoy during all seasons, even when it’s hot outside.
Every summer, a trip to a theme park is a must-do. Check out our list of the most spectacular roller coasters in Europe!
The 10 most beautiful beaches in the world that will have you dreaming of your summer holidays! These are little known beaches and small coves, difficult to access, which makes them even more beautiful! Kick off your shoes and enjoy the photos!
The story of citizens who grow vegetables and fruits in order to share them with…everyone!
In the past few months, a new plant species has been growing up to 10ft tall and has colonised large areas throughout Britain, including rivers and woods.
China’s north-west Gansu province has been struck by two powerful earthquakes, leading to a tragically high number of 75 people killed and more than 400 injured so far.
Rev your engines! It’s time for the annual motor racing festival that is sure to get your heart racing!
This evening, look up towards Saturn and…smile!
A few tips to compose/create an inspiring balcony garden.
Learn more about the Highland Games, taking place around Scotland all summer long, from May to September.
France may be famous for its castles in the Loire Valley, but there are many gems right here at home. Let’s take a look at some of Britain’s prized castles.
Why travel far and wide to visit breathtaking islands and gorgeous beaches? Let’s do some island hopping by taking a look at our selection of the most beautiful Scottish Isles!
Looking for an adventure close to home? Check out our choices for the best theme parks to visit right here in the UK!
Insect bites, sunburn, hypothermia. Minor summer injuries are often rarely dangerous but sill unpleasant. Unfortunately, most of them are part of summer’s fun.
Some of China’s beaches have a green visitor. More than 20,000 tons of green algae have washed ashore along the Shandong province’s beaches.
Glamping is a recent craze that has gone global. But what is this latest phenomenon?
Many of the UK’s wildlife species are struggling, and their numbers are dwindling. Why not lend nature a helping hand and make your garden a little safe haven for some tiny creatures?
Toronto commuters had a surprise yesterday evening when an ordinary sunny day ended in flash floods.
Imagine being surrounded by countless flowers. The sight of them a treat for the eyes. Their smells a delight for your nose.
Summer is here and along with it are numerous music festivals. Some have already passed, but there are still plenty coming our way! Today, we’re taking a look at some favourites!
This weekend saw the true beginning of the summer, two weeks after the official start of the season. Will these temperatures be sticking around?
Whether you have children, are an animal-lover, or are looking for a fun place to visit, the zoo is the perfect outing for all ages! Let’s take a look at some of the best zoos the UK has to offer.
With school being on holiday and the warm weather, summer is a great time to get children interested in gardening. It can be such a rewarding experience, and we have some tips to get your family started!
We’ve all planned holidays on the coast, in a city, or another popular destination at one time or another, but what about something a little more unique? Have you thought about chasing a violent storm? Or visiting a pile of rubbish? Or even the...
Temperatures are finally starting to warm up, and the summer holidays are just around the corner. But if you’re travelling with your pet, be careful of leaving him or her in your car.
Summer is upon us! What better way to enjoy the warm weather and sun than a picnic? Whether close to home or away on holiday, an outdoor meal is a nice way to relax. Here are some of the best places to picnic!
Kids Week in London is coming to town in August. We’re taking a look at what’s on this year!
A heat wave may be a welcomed occurrence for some of us here in the UK where temperatures are barely hitting 20°C at best. But when a heat wave causes the mercury to rise over 50°C, we should be careful what we wish for...
Can’t travel this summer? There are many fun things happening right here in the UK to help you make the most of the summer season!
We took a look at our favourite fruits for July. Now, it’s time for vegetables! There are many that are ready for harvesting. We’re going to share our picks for this month’s fresh vegetables!
Taking place from Monday 24 June to Sunday 7 July, the Championships at Wimbledon is the premier tennis event of the year.
Looking for your perfect summer holiday destination or just curious as to where others will be spending their summer holidays? We’re taking a look at the most popular destinations for summer holidays!
Lace up your trainers! It’s time to check out some of the most unusual races that take place around the world. Ready. Set. Go!
Take a trip into the 10 most spectacular gardens in the UK.
Let’s take a look at the international records for rainfall. You will discover that the UK is far from these figures. We’re talking several meters of water, even a dozen, sometimes in just an hour…
Cheese rolling. Welly wanging. Air guitar playing. Bog snorkelling. Toe wrestling. Pancake racing. Birdman flying. Pooh Sticks racing. Gurning. Lawn mowing. What in the world do these things have in common?
You’ve worked hard planting your garden this spring. The last thing you want is for your time, energy, and money to go to waste. Here are some helpful tips!
Did you happen to look at the moon this weekend? Did you notice how big and bright it was? That’s because it was a perigee full moon!
Did you happen to look at the moon this weekend? Did you notice how big and bright it was? That’s because it was a perigee full moon!
Summer is upon us. Whether grown in our gardens or found at our local supermarkets, here are some of our favourite in season fruits for the month of July. These all natural treats will have your taste buds watering!
Bets are being placed. The champagne is flowing. Hats and suits are being fitted. The Queen’s carriage is being prepared. This can only mean one thing, Royal Ascot is upon us
I hope you’re hungry, because the Taste of London food festival is coming our way this week from Thursday 20 June to Sunday 23 June!
A look at some traditions, ancient and modern, for celebrating the summer solstice.