As Prince Charles visits victims of storm Dennis in South Wales, where’s the PM?

The environment agency is warning that heavy rain this weekend could bring more floods to parts of the country still clearing up from the last storm. Officials said a third weekend of exceptional river levels and stormy weather could cause flooding across the Pennines, parts of the Midlands and the north of england. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) … Read more As Prince Charles visits victims of storm Dennis in South Wales, where’s the PM?

More than 100 flood warnings as rain continues across Britain | ITV News

Parts of the UK which have already been saturated by heavy rainfall and flooding are braced as forecasters warn of further wet weather. The Environment Agency (EA) said there were 106 flood warnings in place for England on Thursday morning, including six severe warnings indicating lives were in danger in communities near the Welsh border. … Read more More than 100 flood warnings as rain continues across Britain | ITV News

More rain hits Wales amid Storm Dennis fallout

For communities in South Wales that have been devastated by Storm Dennis, there was more heavy rain and flooding today. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) At least a thousand properties in Wales have been affected by the severe weather, leaving roads, bridges and other infrastructure needing repairs. ———————– Follow us on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/Channel4News

Hail damage pushes back ANU plant experiments | ABC News

Plant researchers at the Australian National University are counting the costs of January’s hail storm in Canberra. The short, extreme storm smashed greenhouses and ruined specimens-but it’s the long-term effects on experiments and the Australian scientific community that has scientists worried. Elise Fantin reports. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch … Read more Hail damage pushes back ANU plant experiments | ABC News

UK braces for more rain as flood-hit communities question defences | ITV News

Storm Dennis may have gone but further agony is in store for beleaguered communities across flood-hit Britain prompting questions over our flood defences. Read more: https://bit.ly/32a1RrB • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews … Read more UK braces for more rain as flood-hit communities question defences | ITV News

Flooded communities expecting more heavy rain

With the clear up from Storm Dennis still ongoing, forecasters are predicting yet more torrential downpours. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) A month’s worth of rain could fall over the next 24 hours in some areas already badly affected by flooding. Tonight, six severe flood warnings are still in place across the Midlands. In Bridgnorth in Shropshire, some … Read more Flooded communities expecting more heavy rain

Flood defences: How does the UK and rest of the world prevent floods?

As news broke this week that flooding will be seen as inevitable due to the predicted effects of climate change. The Environment Agency said UK homeowners should no longer automatically expect to be protected from major floods. Instead of spending millions on “limitlessly high walls” and barriers, the government will help people rebuild their water-damaged … Read more Flood defences: How does the UK and rest of the world prevent floods?

History podcaster Mike Duncan on offering a practical guide to revolutions

Our Perspective guest is Mike Duncan. He is the voice behind the award-winning podcasts “The History of Rome” and “Revolutions”. Duncan also wrote the New York Times bestseller “The Storm Before the Storm” and is currently working on a new book about the Marquis de Lafayette. He spoke to us about why he became a … Read more History podcaster Mike Duncan on offering a practical guide to revolutions

Plane flies through Sydney storm as lightning and thunder strike

Severe thunderstorms have battered Sydney and other parts of New South Wales as extreme weather hit Australia again. One man was fatally injured by a gas bottle flying through the air during the storm. The NSW State Emergency Service said it received 906 calls overnight, as tens of thousands of residents lost power. Get the … Read more Plane flies through Sydney storm as lightning and thunder strike

Fears grow over possibility of further coal tip landslides | ITV News

The leader of Rhondda Cynon Taff Council says he doesn’t know whether other sites across the area could be at risk of serious landslides. It’s after a major landslip in the Rhondda during Storm Dennis prompted fears from residents. It’s estimated the cost to inspect the area will run into the millions. Our National Correspondent … Read more Fears grow over possibility of further coal tip landslides | ITV News