Met Office forecasters have warned that wintry weather is on the way for the UK - ending the recent mild spell
Hurricane Michael devastated the South, leaving at least 11 dead. Businesses are gone,” said Florida Gov. Rick Scott. The Category 4 storm forced many residents to evacuate, some even leaving their pets behind.
Storm Callum has started battering the UK, bringing high winds and torrential rain and causing power cuts and disruption.
Hurricane Michael slammed the northwest coast of Florida, leaving at least 2 dead. The Category 4 storm caused extensive damage to coastal areas of the state’s Panhandle, but many didn’t evacuate because Michael was only upgraded to a Category 4 hours before it hit. “As Hurricane Michael continues its destructive path through the panhandle and leaves our state, we’re turning 100 percent of our focus on search and rescue and recovery,” said Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
Hurricane Michael slammed the northwest coast of Florida, leaving at least 2 dead. The Category 4 storm caused extensive damage to coastal areas of the Florida Panhandle. But after the hurricane is long gone, who’s responsible for the bill? Yahoo News explains.
Temperatures are expected to reach into the 20s in the south of England, but more wind and rain is forecast in the north.
The graphic simulation by The Weather Channel has shown how high water levels could be as Hurricane Florence hits the east coast of the US
The Met Office said Hurricane Helene is forecast to track towards the UK, but will have degraded to a tropical storm by the time it reaches land.
A scorching summer could give way to an autumn of “above-average” temperatures, the Met Office has said. Sea surface temperatures at “near-record levels” following the hot weather also make above-average temperatures more likely, according to the long-range prediction system. The report said: “This would result in more settled UK weather conditions overall.
Kathryn Alford, 44, from Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire, described seeing a 'raging river' after storms hit while she was camping at Huttopia Camping Le Moulin in Saint Martin d'Ardeche.
The chair of the Police Federation said the hot weather had put "unprecedented demand" on forces.
Much of Spain is on alert as the country's weather agency warns that temperatures could surpass 40C.