UK weather: Crew member dead on flooded vessel in North Sea while huge waves knock 15 fishermen off their feet on pier in Sunderland

Crew member dead on flooded vessel in North Sea while huge waves knock 15 fishermen off their feet on pier in Sunderland Eleven crewmen winched to safety after Aberdeen Coastguard were alerted to mayday call this morning Huge waves knocked 15 fishermen off their feet on Roker Pier in Sunderland One man in his 60s sustained a broken leg and was winched to safety by helicopter Pensioners evacuated from their homes in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire because of coastal floodingRisk of localised flooding as wet weather set to stay for weekend | UPDATED: 18:46 GMT, 15 December 2012 A crewman has died and 11 others had to be rescued when stormy seas overcame their vessel in the North Sea. The Vos Sailor was damaged and took on water during severe weather overnight. Coastguard launched a rescue mission after a mayday call at 4.30am and 11 crew members were winched to safety.

Helicopter crew deliver baby at 1,000ft after mother couldn"t reach hospital in time

Air-born! Helicopter crew deliver baby at 1,000ft after mother can't get to hospital in time from remote home on Britain's most northerly isle Woman airlifted from Unst and going to nearest maternity ward in Shetland But coastguard air crew delivered baby at 06:30, 10 minutes before landing Mother is doing well along with baby, delivered by a winchman paramedic By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 16:05 GMT, 11 December 2012 | UPDATED: 19:29 GMT, 11 December 2012 A helicopter crew today delivered a baby at 1,000ft after the mother-to-be did not make it to hospital in time from her remote home on Britain's most northerly isle. The woman was airlifted from Unst, Scotland, and was on her way to the nearest maternity ward in Shetland when the coastguard air crew realised they would have to play midwives themselves

BREAKING NEWS: Major rescue operation underway after cargo ship sinks in North Sea

Four crew members die and seven missing after cargo and container ships collide in the North Sea Thirteen members of the crew rescued | UPDATED: 23:53 GMT, 5 December 2012 Four members of the crew of a ship that collided with another in the North Sea have died. A further seven are missing after the crew of the Baltic Ace took to life rafts after colliding with a container ship in freezing conditions about 40 miles from the Dutch port of Rotterdam