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Soaring temperatures are expected to hit England this week, prompting the country’s transport network to batten down the hatches. The Met Office issued today an extreme red heat warning for the first time ever, as temperatures are set to reach between 38 and 40 degrees on Monday and Tuesday. Rail and TfL Network Rail announced it [...]
The UK Met Office has issued a red extreme heat warning as temperatures of 40c are forecast for the first time. The move comes ahead of forecasts that next week on Monday and Tuesday it is expected to reach between 38 and 40 degrees. The record temperature for the UK is 38.7C reached in 2019. [...]
Network Rail has announced it will set a speed limit on trains amid the possibility of tracks buckling due to soaring soaring temperatures. The government-owned train operator explained that steel tracks are usually 20 degrees hotter compared with atmospheric temperatures. When air temperatures reach 30 degrees tracks could go up to 50 degrees, causing them [...]
The UK government is set to face IT company Atos in the UK’s High Court next month after the French firm filed a lawsuit against government over its decision to award an £845m Met Office contract to Microsoft. The French multinational is claiming its bid was wrongly excluded from the tendering process on the grounds [...]
The wreckage caused by Storm Eunice over the weekend didn’t only halt the UK’s road, rail and aviation networks but created unfathomable damages also the UK ports and the overall shipping industry. As a result of the 122mph high winds that stroke across the country, cross-channel ferries were cancelled on Friday, leading to additional bottlenecks [...]
Automotive service company RAC has called on drivers to avoid trips this weekend, as Storm Eunice prepares to take over the country with a Met red weather warning. “It’s vitally important drivers don’t set out during Storm Eunice unless it can’t be avoided,” said RAC’s breakdown spokesperson Rod Dennis. “It might be better to make [...]
The government is holding an emergency Cobra meeting to discuss its response to escalating concerns over Storm Eunice.
Fox News is set to launch a new app to stream weather programming live, 24 hours a day.
The UK energy industry fears that, after small providers have gone bust because of the energy cap, now it’s the turn of big companies especially as temperatures go down. As reported by the Times, even if 13 companies have ceased operations in the last couple of months the UK Government has refused to set up [...]
London temperatures today will feel close to freezing, with the mercury expected to be up to 11C lower than during the sunshine of the Easter weekend as cold northern winds move over the country
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