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November 12, 2018 5:45 PM UK weather forecast: WALL OF SNOW to smash Britain as polar blast freezes November

A ‘MINI ice-age’ winter blast will bring a colossal wall of snow smashing through Britain THIS MONTH as the nation braces for Arctic gales, blizzards and sub-zero temperatures. Rare fluctuations in solar activity will drive a freak twists in the jet stream opening the floodgates to a bank of bitter Polar air during the second half of November, experts 6

November 4, 2018 10:15 AM Ross Edgley sets record for round Great Britain swim

An adventurer from Grantham has become the first person to swim 1,780-miles around Great Britain. Ross Edgley, 33, was joined by 300 swimmers for the last mile before he arrived in Margate at about 09:00 GMT. Edgley left the Kent town on 1 June, and has not set foot on land since, swimming for up to 12 hours a day and eating more than 500 bananas 13

October 27, 2018 4:01 AM UK weather forecast: Britons braced for SNOW and HAIL before temperatures drop to MINUS 4

BRITONS are braced for disruption on Saturday as snow and hail are set to strike, before temperatures plummet to lows of minus four degrees in rural areas overnight. Saturday will witness challenging conditions across many parts UK, with snow, hail and frost threatening to cause widespread disruption to weekend plans. Commenting on the conditions, Met Office 16

October 8, 2018 7:33 AM Brazil election 2018 results LIVE: Right wing 'Tropical Trump' storms ahead in first round

POPULIST Brazilian presidential hopeful Jair Bolsonaro has secured a resounding victory in the first-round of his country’s elections but fell just short of the majority he needed to avoid a second-round run-off. The former Army captain, dubbed “Tropical Trump" because of his nationalist agenda and anti-establishment tirades, won nearly half the votes 6

October 7, 2018 3:15 PM Brazil election results: Far-right Jair Bolsonaro STORMS into polls lead

JAIR Bolsonaro is the front-runner in the Brazil presidential elections 2018. Here is everything you need to know about the far-right leader as he storms into polls lead. Will he win the presidential election? Populist Bolsonaro declared he is “Brazil’s answer to Donald Trump”. The 63-year-old, who is pro-torture, wants to focus on tacking crime and corruption 15

October 3, 2018 4:43 PM SOLAR STORM ALERT: 'GEOMAGNETIC UNREST’ forecast on Earth TOMORROW

EARTH is set to be hit by a powerful solar storm as a portion of the Sun pocketed with huge holes turns to face the planet. The solar storm will call “geomagnetic unrest” on Earth - as well as provide the northern edge of Europe with a spectacular show. The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, will be visible across Iceland and parts of Norway 13

September 17, 2018 10:56 PM Hurricane tracker LIVE map: Latest satellite images of storms in the ocean right now

Last week saw up to six tropical weather systems battering through the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean at the same time as the 2018 hurricane season is well underway. Depending on meteorological conditions such as ocean temperatures and wind shear, the strength and severity of the storms can change rapidly. Tropical storm Helene, tropical storm Joyce, Hurricane 15

September 14, 2018 10:29 AM Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Devastating storm to MAINTAIN category 5 status as nears Hong Kong

SUPER Typhoon Mangkhut is the strongest tropical storm that has formed on the planet this year and looks to maintain category 5 status as it approaches Hong Kong and the Philippines. Mangkhut, the Thai word for the fruit mangosteen, has a diameter of about 900 km and is the strongest of 15 storms to have hit the Philippines this year. The dangerous typhoon 31

September 13, 2018 3:08 PM SNOW IN AFRICA: Giraffes, elephants and antelopes covered in blanket of white

THESE bizarre images show giraffes, elephants and antelopes trudging through thick SNOW after freak storms hit the African savannahs. While several mountain ranges in North Africa see snowfall on a regular basis it is very rare for snow to settle at lower altitudes, especially on the savannahs. In January snow was reported near the Algerian town of Aïn Séfra 14

September 13, 2018 9:59 AM Typhoon Mangkhut path latest: Where is super typhoon headed for Philippines NOW?

SUPER Typhoon Mangkhut, the most powerful storm across the globe this year, is barrelling toward the Philippines, Taiwan and Hong Kong. So where is Mangkhut now? Massive Typhoon Mangkhut looks set to devastate, with millions in its path. Thousands have begun evacuating coastal areas of the Philippines as fears grow that Mangkhut could combine with monsoonal 19