UK inflation hits 40-year high

UK inflation hits 40-year high

The UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the 9% rise in the consumer price index is the highest since records began in 1989, surpassing the 8.4% annual rise in March 1992. The office estimates that inflation would have been higher sometime around 1982.

UK records coldest April since 1922 and frostiest since 1960

UK records coldest April since 1922 and frostiest since 1960

The Met Office has confirmed that last month was the UK's coldest April since 1922. The chilly weather was accompanied by air and ground frosts, making the country record its frostiest April since 1960 when precise record-keeping began. Despite the cold and…

Large coastal landslide at Nefyn Bay in north Wales, U.K.

Large coastal landslide at Nefyn Bay in north Wales, U.K.

A large coastal landslide took place at Nefyn Bay in north Wales, U.K. on April 19, 2021. The event was captured on camera by Amanda Stubbs who was there when it started. The landslide happened on Nefyn's coastline in Gwynedd, taking a large part of the garden…

1 200 evacuated, 147 warnings posted as severe weather batters UK

1 200 evacuated, 147 warnings posted as severe weather batters UK

About 1 200 homes have been evacuated in South Yorkshire due to severe flooding across England on Thursday, November 14, 2019. 147 warnings have been posted by the Environment Agency in which prompt action is required. Almost 50 mm (2 inches) of rain fell within a…

Major floods prompt evacuation and rescues in the UK

Major floods prompt evacuation and rescues in the UK

The Environment Agency in England has issued more than 250 warnings and alerts in the early hours of Tuesday, October 1, 2019, following torrential rains across parts of the United Kingdom. Major floods caused damaged roads, travel disruptions, and evacuations. In…