Monday is promising to be a very warm and sunny bank holiday for much of England and Wales.Read the full story ›
April 19th was a hot one! Philippa has the facts and figuresRead the full story ›
How about an Easter holiday weather project?Read the full story ›
A thaw in temperatures has caused a number of burst pipes and leaks, leaving thousands of households without any water.Read the full story ›
The actress said she would need an operation after falling while trying to snowboard on a "cheap plastic sledge".Read the full story ›
Gales and blizzard conditions expected in some areas, while temperatures remain at freezing point.Read the full story ›
We can sometimes lose control whilst driving, especially in icy and snowy conditions. So how can we drive carefully this winter?Read the full story ›
Here are some more of your pictures of the sun glowing orange.
According to the Met Office, the red sun is caused by winds pulling up Saharan dust.
This dust is then reflected and refracted in longer wavelengths, giving a red appearance to the sky. This dust scatters the blue light from the sun letting more red light through much as at sunrise or sunset.
Some areas have been forced to turn on street lights in the middle of the day as the dust partially blocked out the sun.
Smoke from wildfires occurring over northern Iberia has also been pulled up high up into the atmosphere by ex hurricane Ophelia.
Some aircraft flying at altitude have reported a smell of burning in the cabin which reinforces this theory.