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Swimmer, 20, killed and seven hospitalized after being struck by lightning on … – Daily Mail


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Swimmer, 20, killed and seven hospitalized after being struck by lightning on
Daily Mail
A 20-year-old man who was among 14 people struck by lightning on Sunday has died in hospital after rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California. Nine other people were hospitalized – including a 15-year-old and one in a critical
Video: Lightning strikes man on Los Angeles' Venice Beach A lightning storm on Belfast Telegraph
California freak lightning: Man dies and 14 people left injured after freak The Independent
Deadly lightning strike was rare event for Southern California coastReuters UK
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Posted on 28 July 2014 | 3:09 pm

So what happened to summer? Floods, huge hailstones and travel chaos as … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

So what happened to summer? Floods, huge hailstones and travel chaos as
Daily Mail
The thunderstorms stretched emergency services – East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said nearly 300 calls were received within a few hours this morning and a further 60 calls had to be passed to colleagues in Cambridgeshire as the storms swept in. The
Severe storms cause chaos in SussexThe Guardian
Hail storms and flash floods in south as north wakes up to sunshineTelegraph.co.uk
Freak summer storm in Brighton brings 'rivers of hail' and 'snow indoors'Mirror.co.uk
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Posted on 28 July 2014 | 1:59 pm

Stormy weather and hail bring disruption to southern England – The Guardian


The Guardian

Stormy weather and hail bring disruption to southern England
The Guardian
First it was the heatwave, now parts of southern England have been hit by storms bringing lightning, thunder, heavy rain, localised flooding and hailstones the size of peas. The severe weather hit the Hove, Brighton and Worthing areas of Sussex at the

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 11:59 am

US markets calm before the data storm – CMC Markets Site (blog)


CMC Markets Site (blog)

US markets calm before the data storm
CMC Markets Site (blog)
Some mixed earnings news towards the end of last week in combination with geopolitical concerns surrounding Russia were enough to send markets lower with all major US benchmarks seeing declines. Geopolitical concerns still lay in the background today …

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 10:17 am

Lightning and ‘zombie apocalypse’ hail storm batter commuters on south coast – The Independent


The Independent

Lightning and 'zombie apocalypse' hail storm batter commuters on south coast
The Independent
Commuters posted on Twitter descriptions of heavy hail and localised flooding caused by the storms. Local residents said the storm started at 5.30am, leading to torrential rain. Laurence Hill wrote: "Used to be roads. Now rivers of hail. Never seen

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 8:16 am

Polish rider Bartosz Huzarski whips up social media storm by posting shocking … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Polish rider Bartosz Huzarski whips up social media storm by posting shocking
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Posted on 28 July 2014 | 1:17 am

UK-born singer, Ify set to storm Nigeria – Daily Sun


Daily Sun

UK-born singer, Ify set to storm Nigeria
Daily Sun
After years of sojourn abroad, UK-born Nigerian singer, Ify Uwauche, is set to storm the Nigerian music industry. “I am currently working on my debut album but I have released three singles already which are Independent Woman, Swagger & Love, and …

Posted on 27 July 2014 | 11:11 pm

Train delays and cancellations continue after lightning strikes – BBC News


BBC News

Train delays and cancellations continue after lightning strikes
BBC News
BBC weather forecaster Darren Bett said a lot of rain fell in a short space of time on Friday with storms across south-east England causing travel disruption. The storms later faded away from southern England, south Wales and the south Midlands. On

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Posted on 26 July 2014 | 6:17 am

UK Weather Blighted As Summer Storms Return With A Bang (PICTURES) – Huffington Post UK


UK Weather Blighted As Summer Storms Return With A Bang (PICTURES)
Huffington Post UK
Sudden storms have hit the great summer holiday getaway with a lightning strike adding to other rail problems being faced by thousands of travellers. Train services to and from London's Waterloo station were disrupted by a signalling problem at

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 3:27 pm

In pictures: Lightning storms hit UK – BBC News


BBC News

In pictures: Lightning storms hit UK
BBC News
More than 3,000 strikes were recorded in just two hours early on Friday, and many UK people awoke to loud thunder and torrential rain. Here are some of the images taken of the storms. Three bolts of lightning hitting the sea The storms arrived on UK

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Posted on 19 July 2014 | 11:40 am

Storm UK – Yahoo News Search Results

UK flooded by extreme rain

Lightning, hail and flash-flooding have put an end to the summer barbeques in the UK.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 1:39 am

UK Heatwave Warning: Prison Officers Fear for their Lives as Boiling Cells Drive Inmates Mad

A prison officer could be killed by an inmate during violence sparked by soaring temperatures during the current heat wave, the government has been warned. The warning was delivered by the Prison Officers Association (POA) to justice secretary Chris Grayling, following a riot at HMP Ranby in Nottinghamshire last weekend. It is feared that these conditions will present a perfect storm for …

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 2:46 pm

UK Weather: Freak Lightning & Hail Plunge Commuters Into 'Zombie Apocalypse' (PICTURES)

As is usually the case, Britain has paid for its blast of summery weather with lashings of hail, lightning strikes and flooding. Storms hit the Hove, Brighton and Worthing areas of Sussex during Monday morning rush hour. A lightning strike caused electrical supply problems for rail passengers while some commuters were forced to struggle through a hail storm in an experience described by one as a …

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 10:20 am

Karbonn A50S smartphone that costs just £26 set to rival the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy

Launched last month the Indian-made Karbonn A50S hopes to rival market leaders – Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy – at a fraction of the cost.

Posted on 27 July 2014 | 6:57 pm

Lil Win, Kyeiwaa, R2bees, Joey B, Bisa Kdei storm UK

London will witness a thrilling and captivating musical showdown and stand-up Comedy event from Major Acts from Ghana on Saturday July 26.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 5:15 pm

Storm Failings Cost Power Firms Millions More

The UK's energy regulator says two power network operators are to pay an extra £3.3m for failures related to last winter's storms. Ofgem said it had now secured a total of £8m from SSE and UK Power Networks (UKPN) after its investigation into the companies' handling of the bitter weather event ahead of Christmas.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:18 am

Warm Weather Causes Rise of Biting Insects in UK

Scientists are warning the hot weather in the UK has created a "perfect storm" for pesky insects that bite, such as mosquitoes and horseflies, to plague us in our homes when we least expect it. Matthew Oates, a naturalist and entomologist with the National Trust, said: "This is a very bad year for biters – horseflies and mosquitoes.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 5:11 pm

Did you get any sleep last night? Thunder and lightning storms rocked country – and there's MORE coming

The night skies were lit up across the country last night as huge thunder and lighting storms kept the nation awake. Stunning pictures of the summer storm have emerged this morning after it passed over the UK in the early hours.

Posted on 18 July 2014 | 10:30 am

UK storm: Lightning lights up night skies as thunderstorms roll…

Lightning storms have led to a swarm of pictures and videos being posted on social media from places including London, Brighton and Bromsgrove near Birmingham. Will the storms reach Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire? We're monitoring social media but please send us your pictures. [View the story "UK storm: Lightning lights up night skies as thunderstorms rolls across UK " on Storify]

Posted on 18 July 2014 | 3:30 am

VIDEO: UK heat linked to Pacific storm

How can a super typhoon in the Northwest Pacific spark off thunderstorms in the UK? Peter Gibbs explains.

Posted on 16 July 2014 | 7:49 pm