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‘Volcanoes are life’: how the ocean is enriched by eruptions devastating on land
Lava is destroying much of La Palma but the last eruption in the Canaries appears to have ‘fertilised’ the surrounding seas

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

05, Oct, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Storm Filomena brings record snowfall to Spain
Madrid had its highest 24-hour snowfall in 50 years, while Japan is hit by ‘sea-effect snow’ phenomenon

Tamsin Green (MetDesk)

21, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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World weatherwatch: Europe's wine regions hit by Arctic blast
Temperatures drop below freezing in northern Spain and Italy while thunderstorms engulf parts of US

Brendan Jones (MetDesk)

06, May, 2019 @8:30 PM

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World weatherwatch: torrential rain leaves south-east Spain flooded
Willa and Vicente bring rain and wind to Mexico, Texas and Florida, while northern US gets first taste of winter

Andrew Stewart (MetDesk)

24, Oct, 2018 @8:30 PM

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World weatherwatch: Iberia's terral blows in with oppressive heat
Hot dry air from Africa nudged up the mercury and then came flash floods and thunderstorms

Judith McConnell (MetDesk)

15, Aug, 2018 @8:30 PM

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Portugal’s skies turn orange as desert air sends temperature soaring
Heatwave affecting parts of southern Europe reaches new intensity, with temperatures rising to 45C

Brendan de Beer, João Madeira and Sam Jones

04, Aug, 2018 @7:23 PM

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Europe under a blanket of snow – in pictures
Heavy snowfall and blizzards have lashed Europe as a deep freeze has set in, from the Baltic to the beaches of the Mediterranean. Landmarks including St Mark’s Square in Venice and Nice’s Promenade des Anglais have been covered by an unusual dusting of snow, while Ireland and Britain have been encountering Storm Emma

01, Mar, 2018 @5:17 PM

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Super-typhoon Meranti whips up wind speeds in Pacific to 180mph
Weatherwatch Intense tropical storm batters western Pacific as heatwave in mainland Europe brings 45C to Spain

Ashley Melis (MetDesk)

14, Sep, 2016 @8:30 PM

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Yangtze basin hit by flooding with storms spanning 1,000 miles
Weatherwatch: At least 33 million people in China affected by floods and 180 reported killed

Nicholas Lee (MetDesk)

06, Jul, 2016 @8:30 PM

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World Weatherwatch: Arctic air, avalanches and walloping waves
Brendan Jones (MetDesk) Snowfall piles up in Alps’ ski resorts, while icy blasts hammer into north America

Brendan Jones (MetDesk)

04, Feb, 2015 @9:30 PM

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Chris Stewart on the relentless rain in Spain
The author of Driving Over Lemons, bemoans the bad weather that is blighting Granada

Chris Stewart

28, Mar, 2010 @6:00 PM

Spain: Landscapes in a changed climate
Greenpeace has launched a new book, Photoclima, in which images of some of Spain's most emblematic places have been altered to show what they could look like if action is not taken to tackle climate change

13, Nov, 2007 @4:47 PM

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