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Below you will find various live feeds with informationsuch as flood warnings and flood news.
The last of the snow for now Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:13:00 GMT
Strong, bitterly cold, easterly winds will continue for many through the rest of today and into tonight
Cold winds and snow Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:33:00 GMT
Cold weather and snow affecting much of the UK as daytime temperatures struggle to get more than a couple of degrees above freezing .
Return of snow for the weekend Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:46:00 GMT
There’s a temporary return to much colder weather and snow over the weekend with daytime temperatures struggling to get more than a couple of degrees above freezing – with a few places remaining below – and widespread overnight frosts; severe and penetrating for some areas.
Temporary return to colder weather Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:19:00 GMT
After a relatively mild, if wet, week for many, there is a return to much colder weather in the north east from Friday and elsewhere through the coming weekend.
A slow thaw as it turns less cold Sat, 03 Mar 2018 16:22:00 GMT
After the extreme weather many of us have seen recently conditions will ease a little through the next few days.
Improving picture, but more snow and ice to come Fri, 02 Mar 2018 11:53:00 GMT
After the extreme weather many of us have seen recently many will see conditions ease a little through the next few days.
Storm Emma triggers another red warning for snow Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:22:00 GMT
The Met Office has issued a red warning for snow – the highest level of warning – for parts of southwest England and South Wales on Thursday into Friday
Snowy conditions trigger red warning Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:15:00 GMT
The Met Office has issued a red warning for snow – the highest level of warning – for parts of central Scotland.
Bitterly cold with snow Tue, 27 Feb 2018 15:01:00 GMT
Staying bitterly cold with severe weather warnings for widespread snow at times for many areas this week.
How cold will next week get? Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:12:00 GMT
After a mostly dry and settled second half to the week across the country, it will gradually become colder in the south with bitterly cold, but still dry weather, expected to develop across the south east during the weekend.
Conditions turning colder later in the week Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:48:00 GMT
After a mild start to the week, conditions will get colder later in the week with wind chill playing a key part in the south.
An improved picture for weather radar Fri, 09 Feb 2018 06:15:00 GMT
A multi-million pound state–of-the-art upgrade of the UK’s rainfall radar network has been completed, and for the first time the size and shape of raindrops and snowflakes can now be captured together with wind speed data.
Snow for many parts of the UK Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:14:00 GMT
As cold air takes hold across the UK, many parts will see at least a little snow through the week.
Further snow for some this weekend Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:47:00 GMT
As we head into the weekend parts of the UK are once again expecting freezing conditions and snow and a number of National Severe Weather Warnings are in place.
More unsettled wintry weather Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:05:00 GMT
Many areas across the UK will continue to see wet and windy weather over the next few days with showers falling as snow over higher ground.
SEPA hoping to inspire young people into STEM careers during British Science Week Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Inspiring young people to follow a career in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) is vital to Scotland’s environmental regulator.
SEPA CEO challenges business leaders to find the economic opportunities in environmental challenges Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Business leaders were challenged by Scotland’s environment regulator today – change your mind set, face up to the scale of the environmental challenge facing us and understand how your business will help solve it while creating businesses success.
SEPA waste crime team returns to Fort William to tackle flytipping Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Officers from the Waste Crime Team of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) were in Fort William again this week to investigate, and help address, flytipping at an illegal site at Mount Alexander, Camaghael.
Helping communities prepare more powerfully for flooding Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
As the piles of snow left over from “the Beast from the East” melted last week, causing surface water and rising rivers in several communities across Scotland, attention turned to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).
Scottish businesses urged to get green and boost their bottom line Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Businesses in Scotland are being urged to act now to embrace the economic opportunity of sustainability by the VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards.
Snow days don't stop SEPA protecting the environment Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
As “the Beast from the East” cast its wintry grip on Scotland this week, staff from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) worked above-and-beyond the call to safeguard Scotland’s environment and support local communities.
Six year high in environmental performance by Scottish business Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
91.7% of Scottish regulated business sites assessed were compliant. 46.6% of sites assessed as non-compliant for two or more years became compliant. 66% of sites classified as ‘Very Poor’ improved their compliance rating. 11 sites were moved from ‘Very Poor’ to Excellent.
Innovative new study to monitor Scotland’s water from space Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Experts will use satellites to monitor the quality of water in Scotland’s lochs as part of a pioneering new project led by the University of Stirling.
SEPA water pollution prosecutions demonstrate environmental compliance is non-negotiable Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Compliance with the law on Scotland’s environment is non-negotiable. That was the message this week from Scottish Environment Protection Agency Chief Executive, Terry A’Hearn, who commented on two recent prosecutions led by the agency relating to water pollution.
SEPA combats illegal flytipping in Fort William Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has responded to complaints of persistent flytipping at an illegal site in Fort William and is working with the local community to address the problem.
Changing environment influenced human evolution Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:11:39 GMT
New evidence from Kenya suggests that local climate change drove early human innovation.
Stephen Hawking: Tributes pour in for 'inspirational' physicist Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:39:22 GMT
Scientists, politicians and celebrities say the physicist's death leaves an "intellectual vacuum".
MPs warn of 'poisonous air' emergency costing £20bn a year Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:02:14 GMT
Petrol and diesel cars must be phased out earlier than the 2040 target, Commons committees say.
War on plastic may do more harm than good, warns think tank Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:16:45 GMT
A think tank warns of the risk of unintended consequences from the current concern over plastics.
Rising carbon dioxide levels impair coral growth Wed, 14 Mar 2018 18:02:51 GMT
A new study shows that the atmospheric carbon levels projected by 2060 will affect coral reefs.
Humans 'thrived' after historic Mount Toba eruption Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:00:51 GMT
Early humans may have flourished after the largest volcanic eruption in history, according to new research.
Why sharks like it hot - but not too hot Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:17:12 GMT
Scientists have calculated the water temperature at which tiger sharks are most active and abundant.
Microplastics are 'littering' riverbeds Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:21:09 GMT
Microplastic particles contaminate the riverbeds throughout the UK, research suggests.
UK 'space drones' look to Proton rocket ride Mon, 12 Mar 2018 13:19:36 GMT
UK-headquartered start-up Effective Space aims to put up its first satellite servicing "drones" in 2020.
Feed the birds, but be aware of risks, say wildlife experts Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:01:24 GMT
Wild birds may catch and spread diseases as they gather to feed in gardens, say scientists.
What happens when AI meets robotics? Sun, 11 Mar 2018 01:39:03 GMT
Researchers in Texas aim to create robots that can cope with our messy world.
Sir John Sulston human genome pioneer dies Fri, 09 Mar 2018 18:01:48 GMT
Sir John Sulston, a key figure in the race to decode the human genome, has died at the age of 75.
Alien atmospheres recreated on Earth Fri, 09 Mar 2018 18:53:16 GMT
Research shows that planets orbiting distant stars may be surprisingly colourful.
Ministers question 'latte levy' on cups Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:09:34 GMT
The government says it is better for coffee shops to offer discounts to those who bring their own cups.
X-ray probe to save Mary Rose cannonballs Fri, 09 Mar 2018 02:54:32 GMT
Researchers are using powerful X-rays to look inside cannonballs found on the famous Tudor ship, the Mary Rose.
Planet Jupiter's winds run deep Thu, 08 Mar 2018 12:44:35 GMT
Nasa's Juno mission begins to unravel the mysteries of the gas giant's interior structure.
Amelia Earhart: Island bones 'likely' belonged to famed pilot Thu, 08 Mar 2018 19:11:00 GMT
A new study claims the remains discovered on a Pacific island are a 99% match with the explorer.
Climate change 'impacts women more than men' Thu, 08 Mar 2018 02:15:41 GMT
Women are disproportionately affected by the impacts of changing weather patterns, studies show.
Hawking's warnings: His predictions Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:26:58 GMT
How Stephen Hawking used his recognition to highlight challenges and existential threats for humanity.
The science that made him famous Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:51:28 GMT
From black holes boiling themselves out of existence to equations describing the entire history of the Universe.
The book that made him a star Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:27:32 GMT
A short history of A Brief History of Time - Hawking's blockbuster.
Science mourns Stephen Hawking Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:12 GMT
Tributes highlight his breakthrough research as well as his personality and inspiration to millions.
Footage of first polar bear cub born in UK in 25 years Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:25:08 GMT
The "confident and curious" cub was born at Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig, Scotland.
Stephen Hawking on God, artificial intelligence and mankind's future Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:16:52 GMT
Listen to five thought-provoking perspectives from world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who has died at the age of 76.
Stephen Hawking's three great contributions to science Wed, 14 Mar 2018 19:24:02 GMT
The physicist will be remembered mainly for three things, says fellow scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock.
Stephen Hawking: Scientist in the public eye Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:27:51 GMT
From meeting presidents to popes, we look back at some of Professor Hawking's most notable public appearances.
Hawking's daughter: 'You could ask dad any question' Fri, 07 Jul 2017 10:46:10 GMT
Lucy Hawking describes her famous scientist father being asked - what happens if you fall into a black hole?
Stephen Hawking: Five things you may not know Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:33:34 GMT
From being diagnosed with a life-threatening disease at 21 to experiencing zero-gravity.
'Boaty McBoatface' sub survives ice mission Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:54:06 GMT
The nation's favourite yellow submarine returns safely after a dangerous dive in the Antarctic.
Archaeopteryx flew like a pheasant, say scientists Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:34:45 GMT
The famous winged dinosaur Archaeopteryx, once thought of as the first bird, could fly, research shows.
Glorious mud Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:11:50 GMT
Meet the "mudlarkers" looking for archaeological artefacts along the banks of the Thames.
Adapt or die Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:01:30 GMT
In the first of our Future of Work series, we look at how new tech could change our working lives.
Rotten ideas Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:21:21 GMT
As the fight against plastic pollution gains momentum, firms are tackling the issue in different ways.
Obituary: Stephen Hawking Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:19:26 GMT
Despite a crippling illness, Stephen Hawking became one of the most respected scientists of his age.
Nerve agents Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:44:08 GMT
A nerve agent was used to poison a Russian former spy and his daughter. What are they and what do they do?
Recycling gum Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:39:41 GMT
A British designer wants used gum recycled into useful objects - also leading to cleaner streets.
Sound of speed Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:38:21 GMT
The Bloodhound supersonic car will produce a huge amount of noise when it starts running later this year.
Fast charge Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:15:29 GMT
A breakthrough in materials technology could see fast-charging supercapacitors rival lithium-ion batteries.
Water stress Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:26:25 GMT
A report has said the south Indian city is likely to run out of water - but is this really the case?
Lassa fever Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:58:50 GMT
Since the beginning of the year, Nigeria has been gripped by an outbreak of the deadly Lassa fever.
Body hack Sat, 03 Mar 2018 04:01:51 GMT
The body-hackers who believe chips under the skin could replace keys and wallets in future.
Scarcer snow? Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:34:26 GMT
In the UK, there is evidence to suggest that snowfall has decreased over the past few decades. Worldwide, it's a more complicated picture.
Wot, no signal? Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:28:19 GMT
Billions of people still have no access to mobile services, but nano-satellites could change this.
Burn or bury Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:55:49 GMT
Since China refused last month to accept any more foreign waste for recycling, the UK is facing a challenge disposing of its plastic waste.
Nile conflict Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:38:16 GMT
A new dam on the river Nile could trigger the world's first war about water, writes Alastair Leithead.
Great White demystified Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:36:56 GMT
Shark diving is helping tourists improve their perception about the largest predatory fish in the world.
What lies beneath Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:07:49 GMT
Winning photos from the Underwater Photographer of the Year competition
Rocket man Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:38:09 GMT
Elon Musk just launched the world's most powerful rocket. It's only a fraction of what he's up to.
Stephen Hawking: A life in pictures Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:24:37 GMT
The physicist, who battled motor neurone disease for most of his life, has died at the age of 76.
Stephen Hawking dies: Scientist's most memorable quotes Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:06:16 GMT
Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.
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