This is the dramatic moment a plane struggles to land as the pilots battle 70mph winds caused by Storm Brian. The aircraft swayed from side-to-side as it approached the runway at Birmingham BHX Airport. The pilots faced fierce crosswinds as they landed in the West Midlands hub on Saturday. Storm Brian has sparked chaos, causing roads to shut in some coastal areas including Pembrokeshire and train services to be delayed in Wales and London.
Shocking footage showing surgeons carrying out open-heart surgery when their hospital is suddenly hit by an earthquake has emerged. The doctors in the Mexico City hospital paused the life-saving procedure as the operating room began to shake. Incredible video shows the medical team struggling to stay calm as the room tremors around them. It is thought to have been recorded during the devastating earthquake which hit on September 19, leaving some 300 people dead.
This footage shot by Cataldo Gianluca onboard an Italian tanker off the coast of Ireland shows how high the waves are that they had to contend with during Hurricane Ophelia.
The effects of Hurricane Ophelia were felt right across the country this week - as this driver discovered. The tail of the natural phenomenon brought winds of 90mph to Wales, causing considerable damage. And in the coastal town of Aberystwyth, the waves surged over the wall, carrying a white vehicle with it. Pedestrians nearby were knocked down by the strength of the water as others fled, reports Wales Online. This footage was filmed by exchange student Felicia Mentzel-Ernstved in Aberystwyth.
Twitter user Sean filmed a plane that his parents were on, struggling to land in Dublin Airport during Hurricane Ophelia, then getting struck by lightening.
A school roof in Douglas, Cork is seen being dramatically blown off by storm Ophelia as it's lifted and aggressively sent flying several feet into the air
A video shared on Youtube by Tamara Smith on Oct. 12 shows horrifying scenes as two people try to escape the wildfire in Loma Rica, California. The dramatic video has two men trying to escape the dangerous circumstances of a wildfire.
The footage starts with the man driving asking his fellow passenger to get out of the car and open a gate so that they can escape the harrowing fire. As soon as the man sitting in the passenger seat gets out, he can be heard shouting that he has trouble breathing because of the smoke, after which he gets back in the car and asks his friend to drive away quickly.
The recording is being done by the man sitting in the passenger seat who tells the driver that it is going to get hard to breathe. The vehicle they are driving in is identified by the driver as a Ford Expedition, as he can be heard saying, “Come on Expedition baby, you can do it, girl.”
At one point in the clip, the man driving can be heard suggesting going back but his friend refuses and asks him to escape the fire and not stop before they get out of there, “We almost got killed, man,” he says. The rest of the video shows how the two men despite under critical conditions, escape by driving their car through the nearest gate, away from the fire and the smoke quite heroically.
A rare phenomenon, known as a fire devil, was caught on camera as it sent a vortex of fire and ash spiralling into the night sky as Portugal battled wild fires. The apocalyptic-looking sight was filmed on Saturday evening by Portuguese broadcaster TVI as 1,000 firefighters battled five wildfires this weekend. A ‘fire devil’ is a whirl of fire which looks like a tornado and consists of a core of ash and an invisible rotating pocket of air. Fire devils are created when a wildfire or firestorm creates its own wind, which then morphs into a vortex of fire. Portugal has been devastated by fires this year as the country suffered from drought. The deadliest fire in Portugal's history killed 64 people in June when it devastated the central region of Pedrogao Grande
This chilling footage shows how an enormous supervolcano could wipe out a large city if it erupted. The clip shows a massive explosion from the water before rubble and ash soar into the sky, sending a huge wave towards Auckland in New Zealand. The visualisation was created as part of research undertaken by volcanologist Professor Colin Wilson into the threat posed to New Zealand by a super-volcano eruption. His studies have found that a volcanic eruption in the Hauraki Gulf would destroy anything within a 2.5km radius and severely hinder transport networks. The video shows what would happen if New Zealand's volcanic Rangitoto Island woke from its slumber in the Hauraki Gulf, reports News Now .
This shocking footage shows the moment a mini-tornado tore around the swimming pool of a posh hotel and sent parasols flying. The freak weather hit the ancient town of Lindos, on Greek island Rhodes, in a matter of minutes while swimmers splashed around in a hotel pool.Branches of a palm tree were blown around by the wind before a small ‘tornado’ began to speed around the surface of the water, and two parasols were buffeted around and lifted into the air.Holidaymaker Ian Henderson, 36, was on holiday with pals to celebrate a childhood friend’s wedding and filmed the storm on his phone.
The storm brought 85 mph winds and crashing waves that inundated some areas.
Hurricane Nate makes landfall along the Gulf Coast, causing flooding and knocking out power to thousands.
Brighter than a full moon: Incredible moment a meteor explodes as it flashes across the night sky over China.
Anyone who has ever been fairly close to a lightning strike knows just how loud the thunder can be within milliseconds of the lighting striking. Here is what that looks like when you're driving on a highway in a car when the lightning strikes and the thunder roars!
A bizarre 'tube' cloud which appears to stretch from the ground to the sky has caused widespread bewilderment. The incredible phenomenon was seen above the city of Niigata in the country's central Chubu region of Japan. People were left awe-struck by the strange-shaped cloud, which at first glance appears to be just a few inches wide. As the clip goes on, the mysterious cloud seems to dissipate from the bottom, looking like it is being unravelled. People who spotted it were left awe-struck by the unusual sight.
People across the country are wondering exactly what happened when it appeared as if the skies were covered up by an unknown invisible object that created a straight line cutting off the clouds.
At the distant side of the object it appears as if it has a rounded edges and more straight lines which some are speculating as an invisible alien spacecraft.
Perhaps there is one thing that this patient may realize when he wakes up. He was just a victim of a major earthquake that rocked Mexico City as he was under anesthesia while receiving surgery.
Watch as the doctors are forced to stop the operation as the building shakes.
Dust Devils may be harmless, not entirely, but it can be terrifying sight and this big mammoth devil born out of dust is both amazing and frightening.
Rain cant get more tragic than this. Watch the waters wash out a whole farm and completely destroys it.
A sports car driver was left red faced when his expensive Ferrari got stuck in just one foot of flood water, as cheaper cars rode straight through. The supercharged machine was left marooned in about 0.3 metres of water in the city of Palma in the Spanish holiday island of Majorca. And while more modest cars passed by on the city's Passeig des Born, it seemed the conditions were too much for the sophisticated Ferrari. The floods followed heavy rains and storms in the area over the last week which caused rivers to burst their banks. Tourists and motorists alike were surprised to see many of the city's streets, including those lining the city's beaches, turned into torrents of water.
A mum and her two children were saved in a dramatic rescue after their boat was battered by Hurricane Maria - but the kids' dad was tragically found dead. Footage taken from a rescue helicopter shows the three survivors on top of the wreckage, as they wave and jump to catch the attention of their saviours. A British man, understood to be the children's father, was found dead underneath the capsized boat, called the 'Ferrel', after it hit 20ft seas off the coast of Puerto Rico. The rescue happened near the Caribbean island of Vieques, according to the US Coast Guard, after a distress call was sent out on Wednesday. Video footage, taken during the rescue at around 11.30am on Thursday, shows the three people being taken up one at a time by the guard.
Footage has emerged of glowing blue algae putting on a stunning underwater light show, leaving beachgoers amazed . The video , shot earlier this month in the port town of Qinhuangdao in north-eastern China, shows the living creatures giving off an ethereal blue glow . The effect is caused by bioluminescence - the production and emission of light by living organisms. The phenomenon is found widely in marine animals, especially in the open sea, with about three-quarters of all deep-sea animals producing some form of light. But it is much less common to find light-emitting creatures so close to the shore. Even some land-dwelling creatures, such as fireflies, are bioluminescent.
VIDEOS have emerged showing a surging torrent of water in Puerto Rico as torrential rain and powerful winds brought on by Hurricane Maria increase the threat of widespread flooding.
Local media is reporting that the Fajardo, Espíritu Santo and Rio Grande de Loiza rivers have all broken their banks, increasing the risk of flooding to some of the more highly populated areas of Puerto Rico.
A tsunami warning is in place along the coast of Ponce, a city on the southern coast.
Flash flood warnings are in place for Comerio, Naranjito, Dorado, Toa Baja and Toa Alta as the island is smashed by Hurricane Maria.
Some local journalists are reporting that Río Grande de Loíza, Puerto Rico's largest river by volume, is already threatening some populated areas on the island.
At around 6pm BST officials announced the entire island, home to more than 3.5 million people, had lost power.
Thousands of people are still seeking shelter.
Thousands of fish were killed and a two-person boat stalked into a hole after the largest dam in Franca, Brazil was completely drained by mistake on September 15, 2017.
The dam’s staff jumped into a boat to try saving some fish trapped in the mud after the water began to flow uncontrolled to Córrego do Espraiado.
The terrifying video shows the employees’ boat being sucked just above the point of flow that created a huge sinkhole in the middle of the mud. The officials were rescued by a crane and were not injured.
The containment structures had been opened to measure the flow of the Castelinho Dam, but the closure of the gates was hindered by tree branches.
Uploaded September 20, 2017 Puerto Rican authorities have warned residents to “evacuate or die”, with just hours to go before Hurricane Maria tears through the island with winds up to 175mph. Maria, the most powerful storm to hit the region in nearly a century, has already barreled through island nations across the Caribbean, leaving widespread devastation in its wake. The Category 5 storm killed one person and injured two others as it tore through Guadeloupe on Monday evening.
Terrifying footage has emerged showing the moment a family of three were sent ‘flying’ after they were struck by lightning while on a hike. Chris Lovera was walking with his two kids, Aidan, 12, and Nadia, nine, when it began to pour and they were forced to shelter under a tree in Sequoia National Park, California. uddenly, they were ‘blown up’ by a huge lightning bolt that threw them through the air. Chris said: ‘One rescuer, Nick Barton, said it looked as if we had been blown up, bodies flying, dirt and debris ejecting from the eight-inch deep furrow made as the lightning exited my right foot and made a direct path through the ground to the lake.’ The father was paralyzed for a short time after the bolt had melted his clothes and caused second-degree burns on his back and arm. His children also suffered severe burns and punctured eardrums. The incredible incident was captured on camera by hikers across the water. It shows the bolt slam down to Earth and a witness says he saw bodies flying through the air.