STORM Florence has left 12 people dead and experts have warned the next few days could bring the most destructive round of flooding in North Carolina history. The deadly storm made landfall on the east coast of the US on Friday bringing with it "biblical" flooding on what's been described as a "thousand-year rain event". The slow-moving storm is heading west, but on Sunday it is due to turn north towards Ohio. Forecasters warned that rivers are swelling to record levels and thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate. Authorities ordered the immediate evacuation of up to 7,500 people living within a mile of a stretch of the Cape Fear River and the Little River, about 100 miles from the North Carolina coast. The evacuation zone included part of the city of Fayetteville, population 200,000. "If you are refusing to leave during this mandatory evacuation, you need to do things like notify your legal next of kin because the loss of life is very, very possible," Mayor Mitch Colvin … [Read more...] about Storm Florence leaves 12 dead as flooding sweeps East Coast of US – as experts warn worst is still to come
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BRITAIN has been enjoying a week of sunshine but this is all set to disappear over the weekend as rain is expected from Friday. Here’s what we know about the heatwave sweeping the country and when we can say goodbye to the sun. What is the UK weather forecast for this week? It's going to be patchy showers tonight (April 25) with temperatures of up to 13C, a far cry from Thursday's hottest day of the year (29C). Thursday will be sunny with some blustery showers and rain will set in on Friday with gales possible on the southern coast. However, Saturday and Sunday will be drier with temperatures expected to be between 10C and 13C. Areas in the southeast may experience outbreaks of rain, whilst the rest of the country will be dry. Forecasters have been unable to predict where heavy rain will hit over the coming days. Temperatures are expected to be chiller than the previous week with the north and northwest experiencing frost at night. But the sunny weather is expected to return … [Read more...] about Is there a heatwave coming in May, what’s the UK weather forecast next week and how long will the sunshine last?
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BRITAIN has been boiling this week and is set to swelter today and tomorrow too. Here’s what we know about the heatwave sweeping the country and when we can say goodbye to the sun. What is the UK weather forecast for this week? It's going to be another warm one today (April 21) but not reaching the heights of Thursday's hottest day of the year. Saturday and Sunday will remain warm, but the blue skies won't last as thunderstorms are forecast to roll in later on today. Aidan McGivern of the Met Office said: "For Saturday for the majority it's sunny skies for much of the day. "But later in the day you can see thunderstorms developing. Later on Saturday we are going to see that inevitable thundery breakdown. "A change is on the way through the weekend, we start off sunny and warm and we end up with fresher and more showery air coming in for the start of next week." London Marathon runners will be keeping a keen eye on the forecast - which is predicted to be warm and … [Read more...] about Is there a heatwave forecast for UK weather today and tomorrow, how hot is it and how long will the sunshine last?
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