Threat Level

The Current UK Threat Level

The current UK threat level is SEVERE from international terrorism. The threat level for Northern Ireland-related terrorism is MODERATE in Great Britain and SEVERE in Northern Ireland.
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am


Met Office Warnings for UK

Weather Warnings of severe and extreme weather from the Met Office


RSOE EDIS - Event report

RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service. Near realtime international emergency and disaster events feed.

The U.S. Coast Guard has responded to a diesel oil spill near Paducah, Ky. in the Tennessee River. At 8:27 a.m. the vessel Patricia I. Hart was being transported by a tug boat to a dry dock and hit a pier at James Marine Inc. at mile marker 4.5. Around 3,000 gallons of diesel spilled into the water. The source of the discharge has been secured. An oil spill response team recovered around 250 gallons and removed 2,700 gallons from the vessel's tanks. The spill was contained with sorbent pads and containment boom. There are no reports of injuries or waterway impacts. The Marine Safety Unit ...
Posted: February 20, 2019, 4:10 am
Seven children from a Syrian family that came to the country in 2017 have died in an early morning house fire in Halifax. Halifax police confirm the fatalities and say a man with life-threatening injuries and a woman with non-life-threatening injuries were taken to the hospital. Multiple sources tell Global News the victims are all members of a Syrian refugee family that came to Nova Scotia in 2017 and moved into the home last summer. Emergency crews were called to a home on Quartz Drive in Spryfield at around 1 a.m. Tuesday and found heavy fire on the first and second floors of the house. ...
Posted: February 19, 2019, 6:10 pm
A huge sandstorm shrouded the city of Riyadh this afternoon, turning daytime of the Saudi capital into a dark night, Akhbaar24 reported. A video posted online showed the sandstorm which started at 12.15pm due to strong winds which hit Riyadh and other neighbouring areas. Traffic and road security authorities issued an alert, warning motorists of low visibility. The Ministry of Health and the Civil Defence urged asthmatic patients, suffering from respiratory problems, to stay indoors.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 5:00 pm
At least 40 passengers and crew of a motorized passenger boat nearly drowned after the vessel rammed big rocks after being hit by strong waves off the waters of San Jose town of Romblon. But Supt. Socrates Faltado, the spokesman of the MIMAROPA (Mindoro Occidental and Oriental, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan) regional police, said that all the passengers were rescued due to timely response of Coast Guard and local police. "Fishermen also rushed into the area while the other passengers who know how to swim also helped in the rescue," said Faltado. He said the vessel was on its way to Santa ...
Posted: February 19, 2019, 4:57 pm
Ten people were hospitalized Tuesday morning in Orange County in a crash involving a Lynx bus, officials said. The crash was reported at 7:30 a.m. at Silver Star and Hiawassee roads. Orange County Fire Rescue tweeted that 16 people were checked out and 10 of them were taken to area hospitals. No one was seriously injured, according to officials. The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of an SUV made an improper right turn and cut off the Lynx bus. No other details have been released.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 2:59 pm