Stormy weather causes chaos across the world

Storm Freya has caused chaos across the UK with thousands of residents left without power and many roads forced to close due to winds of over 74mph and flooding.

Mount Etna has erupted causing travel chaos

Europe’s most active volcano, Mount Etna has erupted. The volcano lies in the Italian island of Sicily.

Measles outbreak in the Philippines

Over 1,800 cases of the highly contagious measles virus have been reported in the Philippines since the 26th January 2019.

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The US Polar Vortex has claimed the lives of 8 people

Eight people have lost their lives in the US as temperatures continue to plummet well below freezing.

Five people have drowned in the Maldives

Holidaymakers looking to travel to the Maldives are being warned to take extra precautions when swimming…

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BA Check-in-crisis – What compensation can you get?

British Airways (BA) suffered another serious systems failure when a technical fault caused flight delays and the BA online check-in system malfunctioned causing chaos…

  

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Seven die amidst avalanche warnings in the Alps

Seven people have lost their lives due to heavy snow fall in the Alps and a high risk avalanche warning has been announced.

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Tourists flee popular holiday spots in Thailand

All flights and ferry services along Thailand’s southern golf coast will be suspended as Tropical Storm Pabuk approaches.

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North Carolina has been hit by a deadly snowstorm

Thousands of residents have been left without power and at least two people have lost their lives as a snowstorm swept across the US state.

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Flash-flooding claims lives in Sydney, Australia

As Queensland continues to battle more than 100 catastrophic bushfires, heavy rainfall is causing flash-flooding and chaos in Sydney.

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Thousands of residents in Queensland forced to flee from deadly bushfire

Residents of Queensland are being told to leave their homes immediately as more than 130 bushfires burn their way across the Queensland.

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California devastated by wildfires as blazes continue to destroy the State

Wildfires have been raging across northern California over the past few days and the death toll has risen to 31, with more than 200 people still missing.

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California Wildfires thought to continue until the end of the month

Following days of destruction, and the death toll rising to just under 50 people with hundreds more still missing, firefighter crews are working endlessly to tackle the California Wildfires.

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Indian Capital smothered in a toxic smog following Diwali

North India’s most important Hindu festival, Diwali, has left Delhi covered in a toxic smog, posing a serious threat to local residents and tourists in the area.

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Indonesia hit by deadly earthquake and tsunami

More than 800 people are confirmed dead following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami which hit Indonesia on Friday.

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Indonesia hit by deadly earthquake and tsunami

More than 800 people are confirmed dead following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami which hit Indonesia on Friday.

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Typhoon Jebi causes severe disruption across Japan’s major cities

Hundreds of people have been injured and at least ten have died following Typhoon Jebi which hit Japan late yesterday evening.

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Tourists banned and 164 dead following Indian Monsoon

A devastating monsoon flood has hit Kerala killing more than 164 people. A red alert has been issued across India’s southern state.

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Unseasonal wildfires burn through New South Wales

Over 80 wildfires are burning their way across New South Wales, Australia, with 30 still thought to be uncontained. Fire crews are working hard to bring the blazes under control…

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Tourists evacuated following Indonesian earthquake

At least 91 people are thought to have died, with the death toll expected to rise, following an earthquake that hit the Indonesian Island of Lombok, near Bali.

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Bali Volcano – Are you covered?

Thousands of tourists are stranded on the Indonesian island of Bali as the airport remains closed for a second day. The popular tourist destination saw the volcano dispensing smoke…