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Wildfires kill at least 30 in Portugal and Spain

Wildfires kill at least 30 in Portugal and Spain

At least 32 people including a one-month-old baby have been killed in northern Portugal and Spain, where hundreds of wildfires have forced residents to flee from towns and villages. Portugal’s national civil protection authority said the infant had been missing after a wildfire near Tabua, 120 miles (200km) north of Lisbon. Seven people were missing […]

HURRICANE MATTHEW: 6 Things You Need To Know

HURRICANE MATTHEW: 6 Things You Need To Know

Hurricane Matthew has strengthened back into an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm with 130-mph sustained winds. Here are some quick facts about Category 4 storms. 1. Since meteorologists started measuring such things, 126 storms that formed in the Atlantic Basin, including the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, have strengthened into Category 4 hurricanes. Thirty-one went […]

Hurricane Matthew: 480 killed, 340,000 without power 

Hurricane Matthew: 480 killed, 340,000 without power 

Monster Matthew slams in to Florida with 100mph winds: 600,000 without power as anyone who has refused to evacuate is warned to hide or face fatal consequences. Florida residents were urged this morning to stay away from windows and doors as Hurricane Matthew’s howling wind and driving rain pummeled the state, at the start of […]

Super storms to bring flooding to UK

Super storms to bring flooding to UK

Britain baked in the hottest September day in 105 years this week as a blistering 34C blasted sunseekers across the county. But some parts of the UK saw summer come to a dramatic end with flooding and lightning strikes. And now weather boffins predict the worst could be yet to come. Forecasters believe autumn could […]