The West Sussex airport’s website showed that a British Airways and Vueling flight from Arrecife, Lanzarote due at 11.20pm on Wednesday was diverted. An easyJet flight from Sharm El Sheikh due at 12.05am was also diverted, according to the airport. A number
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People living in Dorset described thunderstorms which were reportedly “the best in three years”, according to a weather expert. Shaun Lovett, who runs the Dorset Snow Twitter account claimed the storm was the best the county had witnessed since July 2019 and
The Met Office issued yellow weather warnings cautioning thunderstorms overnight covering southern England and parts of Wales. The warning, which expired at 5am, warned there was a “small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly” and there could be “lightning
The Met Office has warned that homes may be flooded and there could be structural damage to buildings due to lightening strikes. Some places are expected to see as much as 20-30 mm of rain in less than an hour, forecasters said.
Huge volumes of energy ploughed into the atmosphere by a plume of tropical air will explode tonight, forecasters warn. A massive region of high pressure stretching across Europe from the Atlantic will drag a spate of brutal thunderstorms in from France. Hot
Unstable, moisture-laden tropical air sweeping in from the south will plunge the UK into a steamy mini heatwave. Thermometers will rocket hitting a peak towards the middle of next week when the mercury could touch the high-20Cs. However, fine settled weather will
Thermometers will bubble up to fever pitch through the next 24 hours as the nation is engulfed by a plume of tropical Atlantic air. While it will stay mostly dry, sporadic showers will sweep across the country before erupting into furious thunderstorms.
Across the city, bolts of lightning were visible before thunder rumbled across London shortly after. One London resident, Edward Terry, wrote on Twitter: “Torrential Rain in the south near London – so heavy it’s setting off car alarms! Eek.” LightningMaps.org, a real-time