UK petrol price to rise after Hurricane Harvey

Drivers have been warned to expect a hike in the price of unleaded petrol caused by Hurricane Harvey in the US. According to the RAC, the price of a litre of petrol could rise by up to 4p per litre, taking the average price up to above £1.21 per litre. Petrol hasn’t been this expensive […]

Explosions at US chemical plant after Hurricane Harvey

Two explosions have been reported at a flooded chemical plant in the Texas. Chemicals from the Arkema complex have been released into the atmosphere as heavy rainfall from Hurricane Harvey led to the facility losing its ability to refrigerate chemical compounds that need to be kept cool. The facility manufactures organic peroxides used in construction […]