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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Hero rescues woman from flooded car after Storm Bronagh turns road into lake

A tree surgeon has been hailed a hero after rescuing an elderly woman whose car got caught in a flash flood as Storm Bronagh battered the UK. Rich Hamshaw, 32, smashed a window and used a rope to pull the stranded woman out of the partially-submerged vehicle while Britain was under a "danger to life" weather warning. Mr Hamshaw came […]

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Dad spotted taking photographs of posed-up daughters in raging Hong Kong storm

A dad has been spotted taking who children out in the middle of a storm to pose for photos in the disaster hit city. Joseph Anthony was filming the moment the disastrous Typhoon Mangkhut hit Kennedy Town, in Hong Kong, when he noticed people posing for pictures. And upon further examination, the 44-year-old was stunned to discover it was a […]

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Over 300 people evacuated from flooded Kansas college town

Interested in Weather? Authorities say heavy rain has forced more than 300 people to evacuate their homes in the Kansas college town of Manhattan. The Kansas City Star reports that the flooding started after nearly 9 inches (23 centimeters) of rain fell from Sunday night into Monday. Riley County Emergency Management director Pat Collins says at least 20 people were […]

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Firefighters save girl from floods by putting her in washing machine

Girl saved from Chinese floods by being put in a washing machine Firefighters save girl, one, from floods by putting her in a washing machine as heavy rains lash south China Infant and her family were among the 1.2 million people affected in Guangdong Two people have been killed and two others have been reported missing so far  The extreme […]

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Thunderstorms to bring ‘intense downpours’ as flood warnings issued

Thunderstorms are set to bring "intense downpours" to parts of Britain. Weather warnings have been issued pointing out there is a chance that homes and businesses could be flooded. The Met Office alert is in place until 10pm on Sunday night, and a second warning is in place from 11am until 10pm on Monday. Areas covered by the warnings are […]

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Deadly flash floods hit French campsites popular with Brits sparking mass helicopter evacuation

Hundreds of children were among 1600 campers rescued to safety after torrential rain swelled rivers in the Gard region. A 70-year-old German man, who was monitoring the campsite, has been reported missing after he was allegedly swept away inside his van. Four children, who are also German, were taken to hospital in the Bagnols area, for hypothermia. Dozens have been […]

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UK weather radar: Met Office’s Amber warning ahead of ‘heavy thunderstorms’

Met Office forecasters have issued an amber weather warning over heavy thunderstorms and flooding in parts of the UK today. Areas of East Anglia and Lincolnshire could face power cuts with torrential downpours also likely. It comes as Britain bakes in high temperatures with dramatic lightning strikes causing chaos on the railways and leading to a number of wildfires. Lightning […]

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