Iceland has issued a red alert to the aviation industry for the Bardarbunga volcano, meaning significant ash emissions are likely. At least the volcano is getting this over and done with before we visit!
Exciting, lets hope its settled down for our visit in February!
An orange alert indicates that a volcano is showing “escalating unrest with increased potential of eruption”, or is erupting without any major volcanic ash emissions.
A red alert means that an eruption is “imminent”, or is underway with “significant emission of volcanic ash into the atmosphere”.
The ash cloud produced by the 2010 Eyjafjallajokull eruption led to hundreds of thousands of passengers being affected by flight restrictions.
A tropical storm heading along the US east coast could move across the Atlantic, threatening a dramatic break in the UK’s sizzling summer weather.
A guide on what to do over summer to keep up with your geography.
Advice and feedback on the recent GCSE end of year 10 exams.
Information on the year 10 geography end of year exams. W/b 23rd June.
China plans to remove six million vehicles that do not meet exhaust emission standards by the end of the year as a way of improving air quality.
More than 300,000 vehicles will be decommissioned in the capital Beijing.
At least 12 people, believed to be local Nepalese Sherpa guides, have been killed by an avalanche on Mount Everest. The accident is believed to be the single biggest loss of life on the slopes of the world’s highest mountain.
A volcano just south of Ecuador’s capital Quito has erupted, creating a spectacular plume of ash, 10km (six miles) high.
Chile has declared two northern regions hit by a 8.2 magnitude earthquake to be disaster areas.
The quake happened at about 21:10 local time on Friday (04:10 GMT on Saturday) and its epicentre was 1 mile (2km) east of the town of La Habra.
British winters are likely to become milder and wetter like the last one but cold spells still need to be planned for, says the UK Met Office.
An article which looks at new statistics for the UK’s ageing population.
The UK government should raise its annual aid to Myanmar from £60m to £100m, despite concerns over human rights, MPs have recommended.
The internet has changed drastically since its birth 25 years ago. It is a key accelerant of globalisation connecting businesses and knowledge across the world.
A recent case study and how it fits within your syllabus (list of things to learn for the exams) for Water on The Land at GSCE and Rivers at AS level.