BBC News has reported that a volcano in the Philippines has begun spewing lava, as authorities warn that a “hazardous eruption” is possible “within hours or days”. In the early hours of Monday, a weak flow of lava began seeping out of Taal volcano – located some 70km (45 miles) south of the capital Manila….Read more
Australia urges another mass evacuation as huge bushfires returnRead more
Image copyright JOE GIDDENS/PA MEDIA More heavy rain is expected in parts of Yorkshire and the Midlands already suffering from flooding. The Environment Agency has 44 flood warnings in place across the country, including five severe warnings on the River Don in South Yorkshire. About 400 homes have been flooded in the North, and…Read more
Following the recent heavy rains which are predicted to continue this Autumn, what steps can you take to protect yourself and your property from floods? GOV.UK has the following advice to be as prepared as you can in case of flooding. The best way to protect yourself from flooding is to know what to do…Read more
A clean-up operation is under way in Sion Mills after what was described as the “worst flooding” in the County Tyrone village for years. According to the BBC a number of residents were evacuated and several homes damaged due to the heavy rain on Sunday night. Sixty firefighters responded to 30 flood-related calls which were…Read more
According to a report by the BBC, scientists believe that global sea levels could rise far more than predicted, due to accelerating melting in Greenland and Antarctica. The long-held view has been that the world’s seas would rise by a maximum of just under a metre by 2100. This new study, based on expert opinions,…Read more
The Amazon rainforest has been on fire for the past month, and Brazil has declared a state of emergency in the region. The fires are destroying the homes of indigenous tribes and threatening millions of animal species. One tribal chief described the halting response of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, regarding the fires, along with his support for deforestation, as…Read more
©Getty images According to the BBC, as of Monday 5th July, Whaley Bridge residents are spending a fifth day out of their homes because of the partial collapse of the dam wall. Toddbrook Reservoir is 48% full but needs to drop to 25% before the 1,500 people evacuated are allowed home….Read more
Naomi is the latest member to join the Prime office team and she hasn’t come at a busier time! Since “The Beast From The East” swept over the U.K, we have been “snowed” (no pun intended) with burst pipes from properties across the country. Naomi has helped us in managing this, including giving a high…Read more
Matthew is the latest member of the Prime technician team, who has recently joined us as one of our senior staff members. Matt has extensive experience within the disaster restoration industry, specifically within HNW. A family man, he has a no nonsense approach and adds value to every claim he attends. We welcome him to…Read more
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