World War Three is an ever present threat, with current political bad feeling between the USA and Iran causing fears of nuclear warfare to spike. Previously, Express.co.uk reported on the warning signs of nuclear warfare after experts warned a nuclear attack between the states could last “decades.” Today, these concerns were heightened after US President Donald Trump made some very bold claims about the state. His words no doubt deepened the bitter tension with Iran after claiming the US would respond with “great force” if Tehran attempted anything against Washington’s interest in the Middle East.
Talking of Iran, he stated: “With Iran, we'll see what happens.
"But they've been very hostile. They've truly been the No.1 provocateur of terror.
"I think Iran would be making a very big mistake if they did anything.
“If they do something, it will be met with great force but we have no indication that they will.”
For Britons fearing the worst, website ready.gov has issued safe advice on how to deal with an attack and what to do while it is occurring.
World War Three: Fears of nuclear conflict between Iran and the US have escalated today (Image: Getty)
They state: “Stay inside for 24 hours unless local authorities provide other instructions.
“Family should stay where they are inside. Reunite later to avoid exposure to dangerous radiation. Keep your pets inside.”