Commuters face travel chaos as torrential rain and 70mph gusts rage

It’s WET Wednesday! Commuters face travel chaos as torrential rain and 70mph gusts rage across Atlantic and smash UK – triggering ‘danger to life’ and flood warnings Met Office warns of danger to life as rain and wind hits the country with commuters facing travel chaos The west of Great Britain and the north-east of Scotland will be hit by […]

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UK weather sees wet weekend before 80mph Storm Leslie batters Britain with wind and rain next week

The grey and misty skies will give way to balmy temperatures of up to 20C in the South today and tomorrow but rain is expected across the country this weekend. Hurricane Leslie is lashing the Atlantic with 80mph winds right now and the Met Office has warned it will throw low pressure systems, gales and rain our way next week. […]

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Motorbike rider crashes in wet conditions then surfs his own bike over the tarmac in bizarre incident at Austrian Moto2

Japanese star Tetsuta Nagashima looked set for an ugly crash on turn nine of the Austrian track as he lost control in the soaking wet conditions. But he brilliantly controlled his high-speed smash to avoid injuring himself or others. As he slipped through the turn, Nagashima, 26, incredibly got his knees up on his now-sideways bike to stop himself scraping […]

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Flooding in Thai cave reflects climate change as wet season gets wetter

Torrential rain causing flooding was a huge factor hampering the Tham Luang cave rescue. New York: After 12 members of a youth soccer team and their coach were trapped in the Tham Luang Cave in northern Thailand nearly three weeks ago, their plight, and then their rescue, captured the world's attention. By now, it's well known that their predicament was caused […]

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Flushed wet wipes are piling up and ‘changing the shape of the Thames’

Flushed wet wipes are piling up and ‘changing the shape of the Thames’ with more than 5,000 found in a single area of the river’s shore More than 5,000 collected on 116 square metre area near Hammersmith Bridge Elsewhere so many have clumped together to change the shape of the riverbed Wipes get into river via overflow sewage pipes after […]

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