The EA said United Utilities, the company which supplies water to the North West, has applied for a drought order to take supplies from Ennerdale Water in the Lake District to sustain supplies in west Cumbria and, if the dry weather continues, it is likely that further actions will be needed across a larger part of the region. … [Read more...] about Britain braces for hottest day of year with temperatures set to hit 82F – so will people REALLY wait until Monday to meet up for barbecues?
Tsunami will hit west coast
THE 100 LOCKDOWN MURDERS ACROSS BRITAIN OVER THE PAST TEN WEEKS NAME AGE DATE LOCATION 1 Xiangyu Li 26 Mar-24 Sheffield 2 Craig Parker 45 Mar-25 Bristol 3 Kelly Stewart 41 Mar-26 Plaistow, London 4 Callum Hill 22 Mar-26 Callington, Cornwall 5 Ruth Williams 67 Mar-28 Cwmbran, South Wales 6 Caroline Walker 50 Mar-29 Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire 7 Katie Walker 24 Mar-29 Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire 8 Victoria Woodhall 33 Mar-29 Barnsley, South Yorkshire 9 Kelly Fitzgibbons 40 Mar-29 Woodmancote, West Sussex 10 Ava Needham 4 Mar-29 Woodmancote, West Sussex 11 Lexi Needham 2 Mar-29 Woodmancote, West Sussex 12 Zobaidah Salangy 28 Mar-29 Bromsgrove, West Midlands 13 Elizabeth Dobbin 82 Mar-30 Larne, Northern Ireland 14 Tomas Macionis 35 Mar-31 Walthamstow, London 15 Pavandeep Daudher 19 Mar-31 Coventry, West Midlands 16 Sonia Calvi 56 Apr-01 Stockwell, London 17 Edgar Daza 59 Apr-01 Stockwell, London 18 Stafford Garner 46 Apr-02 Barnsley, South … [Read more...] about UK’s lockdown murder toll hits 100 with ten in the past week – as expert says grim tally is fuelled by soaring number of domestic attacks
Who should you ask for help if coronavirus symptoms strike?... Back to work! Australian soap Neighbours resumes filming... Neighbours star Stefan Dennis does interview on The Project... Neighbours 'goes into LOCKDOWN' to prevent the spread of... 'I'm feeling confused and insecure': Madeleine West reveals... … [Read more...] about Neighbours star Madeleine West volunteers at a food bank amid the coronavirus pandemic – as she encourages fans to ignore their fears and join her
Plans to quarantine travellers coming into Britain were falling apart last night as they came under fire from all sides; Border Force and police officials say the system is 'unenforceable' and MPs, including Boris Johnson's former adviser, warned the scheme would 'hang the Closed sign on Britain'; The coronavirus 'R' rate could be as low as 0.5 outside of hospital settings, newly-released documents from the Government's Sage Committee show; The Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed that firms would be asked to contribute towards furloughed employees salaries from August, starting with National Insurance and pension contributions before moving to 20 per cent of wages; After an outcry from Tory MPs Mr Sunak also announced an extension to the separate support scheme for the self-employed - with grants continuing after August, but slightly scaled back; Mr Sunak is also racing to put together a job creation scheme amid fears 2million Britons will lose their jobs when the … [Read more...] about Sun-seekers ignore warnings they’ll be fined for breaking lockdown rules as they head to beaches with temperatures set to hit 82F – despite THREE Sage scientists saying we are lifting restrictions too soon
A recent study published in the journal Science helps explains why, revealing that the south-western US is in the grip of a 20-year megadrought – a period of severe aridity that is stoking fires, depleting reservoirs and putting a strain on water supplies to the states of the south-west. … [Read more...] about US south-west in grip of historic ‘megadrought’, research finds