In the capital extra support can be implemented when the temperature drops below freezing for one night and other facilities are full.Read the full story ›
As the UK braces itself for more wintry conditions, the Met Office has issued a second yellow weather warning for snow and ice.Read the full story ›
Strong winds caused widespread disruption overnight as they tore through Britain causing part of a house to collapse.Read the full story ›
Last-minute Christmas shoppers have also been warned to watch out for icy pavements as the cold snap continues.Read the full story ›
Londoners told to expect gale force winds and disruption to transport as the storm hits the UKRead the full story ›
The storm pulled up air and dust up from southern Europe and Africa.Read the full story ›
The Met Office has announced its storm names for 2017/18 with their usual zeal.Read the full story ›
Temperatures soared above 34C as the UK saw its hottest June day since 1976, the Met Office has said.
Heathrow in west London had recorded temperatures of 34.5C by 4pm, the highest for June since the 35.6C recorded in Southampton on June 28 1976.
The 40-year high - which is the hottest summer solstice on record - has been recorded as parts of Britain swelter in the fifth consecutive day with temperatures above 30C.
The Met Office has issued a heatwave alert with the capital expected to endure some extreme heat.Read the full story ›
Temperatures are expected to climb above 30C in London and the South East, some 10C above the usual average for this time of year.Read the full story ›