Britain is bracing itself for a battering of gale force winds tonight as a hurricane blows its way over the Atlantic to our shores.
A tropical storm that has been battering the Caribbean has a 60 per cent chance of hitting the south of England, the Met Office has warned.
As lightning illuminated the skies over Redbridge and Havering Recorder readers reached for their cameras to capture the extreme weather.
Did you wake up to a dirty car yesterday morning? Don’t blame next door’s builders; it’s very likely your motor was covered in fine dust from the Sahara.
A chaotic year of weather created headlines throughout 2013 - as Havering battled snow, sun and storms.
A Hornchurch shop-owner feared for his family’s lives after they were trapped without communication and had began running out of food in the deadly Toronto ice storm.
A limited service with “major disruption” is running on mainline train lines through Havering after heavy winds disrupted transport into the early hours.
A 74-year-old great-grandmother sustained a head injury and a fractured back after being hit by a falling fence panel and dragged “halfway down the garden” during Monday’s high winds.
It took root when Henry VIII was on the throne, and weathered five centuries of English weather – but the story of a 500-year-old Romford oak tree is finally over.
Yesterday’s storm caused a risk of electrocution as a willow tree fell on an electrical cable in Harrow Lodge Park.
Greater Anglia trains are running through Romford for the first time today but there will only be a “limited service” until further notice.
This morning’s storm claimed its first Havering victim at about 8am when a woman received a head injury from a falling fence in Collier Row.
Trunks and branches snap, and fallen trees block roads. Your pictures show the aftermath of last night’s storm in Hornchurch.
Storm-felled trees have been reported across Havering with some blocking roads and footpaths.
Britain was braced for the worst storm in five years as the sun rose this morning – but Havering so far appears to have escaped relatively unscathed.
Train operators are cancelling or reducing services tomorrow, as the south of England braces itself for a storm.
The first snow of February hit Havering last night, wreaking havoc upon this morning’s rail timetable.
With 2012 officially England’s wettest year since records began, it’s easy to forget Havering spent a third of it in drought. Ramzy Alwakeel looks back at the highs and lows of 12 unsettled months.
October 16 is the 25th anniversary of the great storm of 1987, which saw hurricane-force winds tear through Havering, uprooting trees, toppling walls and fences, crushing cars and blocking roads.
Heavy downpours of rain this weekend have prompted the Environment Agency to issue flood alerts for parts of London.
Transport bosses have cancelled numerous trains today (Monday June 27) and slowed others as rail infrastructure struggles to deal with the mini-heatwave.
»Rain and windy weather failed to dampen the spirits of the Mardyke community at their summer festival.
A resident has claimed newly-planted trees on the A12 are dying because of “lack of care” by Transport for London who planted them.
A YOUNG Havering woman who fled the UK’s winter chill for a spot of sun in Australia has instead found herself stranded in the flood-stricken outback.
ICY conditions are continuing to cause a problem and spark complaints more than a week since the snow stopped falling.
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Fears over growing extremist threat that is expected to continue for several years.
Once inside, one man held a seven-inch kitchen knife to a victim’s throat while another threatened a second victim with a knife.
His lawyers want the case against him in South Africa dropped.
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