Look North’s Abbie Dewhurst pregnancy question prompts blast over ‘intrusive’ comments

BBC Look North presenter Abbie Dewhurst has hit back after being asked intrusive questions about her personal life. Abbie said she is “fed up” with not being able to do her job without people asking her about her personal business after a Twitter user asked her if she was pregnant. In response to the “ignorant”… Continue reading Look North’s Abbie Dewhurst pregnancy question prompts blast over ‘intrusive’ comments

All the countries you can fly to from Leeds Bradford Airport for hot weather in October

Summer is now a distant memory with mostly cold and gloom to look forward to in Britain for the next six months. If you can spare the time and money there are sunnier climes to where you can fly direct from Leeds Bradford Airport. There are just seven countries left on the government red list… Continue reading All the countries you can fly to from Leeds Bradford Airport for hot weather in October

Will it snow in Leeds? Met Office gives its snow forecast update

Though it is still technically autumn, the temperatures here in Leeds the last few days have been much more wintry. As the temperatures have dropped, many of us have battled with the desire to fiddle with the settings on our thermostats or maybe even reach for a cosy hot water bottle. But, as is the… Continue reading Will it snow in Leeds? Met Office gives its snow forecast update

Live as M621 motorway hit with delays due to flooding in Leeds

A lane has been shut on the M621 motorway due to flooding. Torrential downpours across Leeds have led to surface water gathering on the motorway between junction 2A for Holbeck and junction 2 for the A643. Traffic management system Inrix reports: “One lane closed due to flooding on M621 Westbound from J2A Cemetery Road (Holbeck)… Continue reading Live as M621 motorway hit with delays due to flooding in Leeds

Met Office forecast for Leeds shows when warm weather will end

Leeds is set for a wet and windy week according to the latest Met Office forecast. The warmer weather that Leeds and the rest of the UK have been treated to is set to cool come the end of September. The latest predictions from the Met Office shows that rain can be expected almost every… Continue reading Met Office forecast for Leeds shows when warm weather will end

Met Office issues 12-hour weather warning for torrential rain and thunder for Leeds

An urgent weather warning has been issued for Leeds as torrential rain and thunder is expected to hit the city on Sunday. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Leeds in a 12-hour alert. The warning from the Met Office starts at noon on Sunday and last until just before midnight with… Continue reading Met Office issues 12-hour weather warning for torrential rain and thunder for Leeds

Hour by hour heatwave forecast for Leeds as temperatures to soar to scorching 28C

After a somewhat subdued August weather-wise, it appears we’re being treated to a late period of glorious weather. On Tuesday the UK was graced with the warmest weather since late July and according to the Met Office, it’s set to continue through Wednesday. In Leeds, the sun has shone on the city throughout the day,… Continue reading Hour by hour heatwave forecast for Leeds as temperatures to soar to scorching 28C

Leeds weather forecast this week – including when storm will hit city

Leeds is set to be hit by thundery showers on Thursday, after a warm and sunny start to the week. BBC Weather says that the city will see temperatures rising into the high 20s tomorrow on Wednesday, before thunder and showers bring the temperature back down for the weekend. Today is set to be cloudy… Continue reading Leeds weather forecast this week – including when storm will hit city

New York City Wasn’t Built for 21st Century Storms

In just a few hours on Wednesday night, between 6 and 10 inches of rain fell on New York City—more than has fallen on San Jose, California, in the past year. Water rose in basement apartments and leaked through roofs. Rain streamed into subway stations and pooled on the tracks. The remains of Hurricane Ida,… Continue reading New York City Wasn’t Built for 21st Century Storms

Met Office long range weather forecast means warning for anybody expecting a heatwave this August

The national weather services’ latest forecast predicts what weather we can expect to see for the remainder of August. While it had been speculated that Leeds and Yorkshire, along with the rest of the UK, could spend the last weeks of summer basking in glorious sunshine, from the Met Office’s latest weather forecast that doesn’t… Continue reading Met Office long range weather forecast means warning for anybody expecting a heatwave this August