In the UK, the Royal Air Force has one of its busiest weekends in peacetime rescuing hundreds of people from flooding after days of heavy rain lead to widespread flooding.
- Summer 2007 United Kingdom floods: Flood water levels in the River Thames is expected to rise further as England expects more heavy rain. Two people die in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire trying to pump water out of a club.
- Large portions of Frankfurt, Germany, are evacuated as local authorities work to defuse a bomb left over from a Royal Air Force raid during World War II. The evacuation is the largest to occur in Europe since World War II.
- Around 50,000 people are evacuated from the German city of Hanover while bomb disposal experts defuse three bombs dropped by the Royal Air Force during World War II.
- Since December, flooding in Zimbabwe has killed 246 people and nearly 2,000 more have been left homeless, according to officials.
- Floods resulting from the annual monsoon season cause 22 deaths and make 100,000 people homeless in India.
- Royal Air Force Typhoons intercept two Russian Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers heading towards UK airspace over the North Sea.
- NSA documents show the US and UK spied on Israeli military drones and fighter jets.
- The United Kingdom's Royal Air Force bombs Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant-controlled oil wells in eastern Syria. At least four Tornado GR4 fighter jets, operating out of RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus, were involved in raids. The Ministry of Defence said initial analysis "indicates that the strikes were successful".
- The Parliament of the United Kingdom votes 397–223 to authorize Royal Air Force air strikes on ISIL in Syria.
- Cyprus offers France the use of its airbase facilities to bomb the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Syria. Cypriot airbases are already being used by British and Canadian air forces for military operations.