Townsville floods – what are the latest updates on the Australia flooding catastrophe?

As the natural disaster enters its fourth day, here's what you need to know. What's happened in Townsville? Monsoon rains and record floods have destroyed homes and created a serious threat to life in what authorities are calling a 1-in-100 year event. Thousands of residents have been evacuated to higher grounds. Cars, equipment and livestock have all been washed away. […]

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Russian army probes ‘collapsed mountain’ amid claims it was caused by UFO

The Russian army has been sent in to investigate a collapsed mountain in Siberia amid claims a meteorite or UFO caused the massive rockfall. A massive 525ft high mound is now substantially blocking the Bureya River, threatening remote villages with flooding. So much rock shifted that it would fill 13,600 Olympic-sized swimming pools, according to reports. The Russian army has […]

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UK weather forecast – Floods to hit Britain this week as massive Atlantic deluge sweeps in from Iceland days after Storm Deirdre battered Britain with wind, snow and gales

The UK is just escaping from the clutches of Deirdre after 15 inches of snow, 80mph winds and freezing rain hammered most parts of the country. After a spate of weather warnings, the remnants of Deirdre are finally departing towards Scandinavia today, but the brief reprieve today and tomorrow won't last long. The rest of Sunday and Monday should bring […]

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More snow and floods forecast for UK with icy weather and thunderous rain on the way

The Met Office has issued a weather warning with downpours expected throughout Saturday. The south coast, from Bournemouth to Plymouth, have been issued yellow warnings. Below freezing temperatures were recorded in south east England, in Oxfordshire, dipping to -6.7C. And another cold snap in the midweek is expected to bring Arctic conditions – in what could be the uK's chilliest winter […]

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Historic flooding in Italy: What role has climate change played in the destruction?

At least 11 people have died in Italy this week due to historic flooding throughout the country, officials said Tuesday. In Venice, more than 70 percent of the city was inundated as water levels rose over five feet above normal. In addition to heavy rain, sea water was also pushed into the city by a powerful storm and exacerbated by high tides. In fact, Venice […]

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RAF scramble Typhoon jets to intercept Russia bombers closing in on UK airspace

The RAF have scrambled Typhoon jets to intercept Russia bombers closing in on UK airspace. Two jets were launched from their Lossiemouth base as strategic bomber jets flew nearby. Mil Radar showed RAF Voyager ZZ331 was launched from Brize Norton on a NATO air policing sqauwk at 10.32am. At 10.52am a refuelling jet was reported to be routing direct to […]

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Majorca floods – Brit OAP couple who died when their taxi was swept away by flash floods on way from airport are named as Anthony and Delia Green

They are among the 10 known victims of Tuesday night's "biblical" flash floods that wreaked havoc across the island's eastern towns. It has emerged the taxi the Greens were travelling in was swept away by the sudden flooding tearing through residential areas. Their bodies were recovered in the resort of s’Illot in the early hours of yesterday after police found […]

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Majorca floods leave 10 dead including Brit couple 'in their 70s' as pics reveal devastation wreaked by 13ft wall of water in Sant Llorenc

Shocking images and videos show cars being swept through city streets and homes submerged as authorities today said they feared the death toll could rise to 14. Authorities raised the official death toll from the Majorca floods to ten this afternoon, confirming they were only searching for one missing person – a child whose age was not revealed but is […]

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Brits reveal Biblical scenes after flash floods sweep cars and people away

British holidaymakers have spoken of devastating scenes they have witnessed after flash flood s devastated Majorca – killing at least nine people. Tourists watched on in horror in the middle of the night as cars were swept away by a river right in the heart of a holiday resort in the coastal town of S’Illot. Two British people are confirmed […]

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