UK weather: The latest Met Office forecast | The Independent

Watch the latest UK weather forecast from the Independent for today. We’ll be updating this page daily with the latest available live video. This forecast is supplied to us by the Met Office, which is the national weather service for the UK. The Met Office provides internationally-renowned weather and climate science and services to support […]

Weather postpones SpaceX’s first astronaut launch from Florida

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Stormy weather thwarted a landmark moment for private rocket company SpaceX and NASA on Wednesday, forcing launch directors in Florida to postpone what would have been the first flight of U.S. astronauts into orbit from American soil in nine years. The countdown, made especially suspenseful by shifting weather conditions, was […]

Big banks able to weather Bank of Canada’s worst-case scenario, but risks higher for households and businesses

Canada’s six biggest banks survived a severe stress test by the Bank of Canada, which is a relief since they might be the only thing standing between a relatively short recession and something much worse. The analysis was part of the central bank’s latest Financial System Review (FSR), which is devoted to the COVID-19 crisis. […]

‘They are completely intertwined’: Tentative signs of recovery in China help some Canadian companies weather COVID-19 storm

One night in late January, Canadian Jacob Cooke found himself in Jiangsu province in China, desperately trying to find seats on a plane leaving the country and promising his brother, Joseph, he’d make it to Vancouver. For more than a decade, they had run a business called WPIC Marketing + Technologies with an ocean between […]

Reporter accidentally turns on Facebook face filters during weather broadcast

News reporter Justin Hinton finished his report on the ‘first legitimate snowfall we’ve seen this season’ in North Carolina without a hiccup. That was until he went back to the camera to see the live feed of viewer comments questioning his ‘weird face’. It turns out that before going live, Justin had accidentally turned on […]

Storm Ciara claims second victim as man, 77, dies after slipping in icy weather

An OAP has died during Storm Ciara and is believed to be the second fatality during the severe weather conditions. The tragedy happened just before 11am today in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire. The man, believed to be 77 years old, fell and banged his head during icy weather, it was reported. Emergency services rushed to his […]

Storm Ciara latest: Travel mayhem set to continue as gales and blizzards batter UK with three more days of extreme weather

The latest headlines in your inbox The UK is set for further gales and travel chaos as Storm Ciara continues its brutal onslaught. Blizzards, gales and up to 20cm of snow are set to fall in parts of the country, after the devastating storm lashed Britain with heavy rain and winds of up to 100mph. […]

Met Eireann issues weather warning as ‘wintry falls’ forecast this weekend

Warming and relaxing near fireplace. Stock photo Met Eireann issues weather warning as ‘wintry falls’ forecast this weekend Independent.ie Met Eireann has issued a weather warning as ‘wintry falls’ and temperatures as low as -2C are forecast for this weekend. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/met-eireann-issues-weather-warning-as-wintry-falls-forecast-this-weekend-38778891.html https://www.independent.ie/weather/article37608230.ece/83960/AUTOCROP/h342/hotdrink3.jpg Email Met Eireann has issued a weather warning as ‘wintry falls’ and temperatures […]

Polar vortex, Midwest floods, California fires: The U.S.’s wild 2019 weather

CHICAGO (Reuters) – From a brutal polar vortex that froze much of the Midwest and East Coast in January to Hurricane Dorian that killed dozens in the Bahamas in September, Mother Nature dealt Americans a wild and deadly weather year in 2019. FILE PHOTO: A destroyed house is seen in the wake of Hurricane Dorian […]