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18th August - Today's News: Atlantic Hurricane Season Heats Up

17th August - Today's News: British Colombia's Worst Ever Wildfire Season

In western Canada, B.C. surpasses worst wildfire season on record — and threat is far from over
Hurricane Gert swells to Category 2, strongest storm so far this season
Polish PM, ministers discuss cleanup after storm damage at the weekend.  Six people died and the clean up in Poland's forests is expected to take until 2019
The first snow of the season just fell in Sweden (but nothing that unusual - we often see snow in the Cairngorms, much further south, by the end of August ... And it seems the last time snow fell this early was, er, last year)
Two Bangladeshis die taking flood selfies as crisis worsens
Explaining the deadly Sierra Leone mudslide - as usual, it wasn't just rain, deforestation is to blame as well ...
Climate change not the full story when it comes to above average winter temperatures in Australia this year
One in the face for those who claim the Sun controls our climate (so ironic I found it via an AGW denial site!): Abrupt onset of the Little Ice Age triggered by…

16th August - Today's News: July 2017 Joint Warmest on Record

15th August - Today's News: 300 Feared Dead in Sierra Leone Mudslide

11th August - Today's News: Heatwave Triggers More Severe Thunderstorms Across Europe

The heatwave that has scorched Europe now causes rainstorms and howling gales at tourist destinations after 'Lucifer' heatwave shuts down summer skiing on Italian glacier for first time in 90 years
Meanwhile, Iraq sends workers home as 'ungodly' heat grips Middle East with temperatures there hitting 51c.   I much prefer the 22-23c we keep getting in England! 
Yemen's capital Sanaa experiences flash flooding
A nice example of a rare skypunch forms over Southern Finland
Emergency declared in New Orleans as new flood threat looms
Alaskan towns at risk from rising seas sound alarm as Trump pulls federal help - he won't help because he is an ignorant moron sticking to his religious dogmatic claptrap, and refuses to accept that climate change is happening at all, let alone directly, adversely, affecting American people.  This is what happens when the appoint someone as president who only listens to those who agree with him and ignores/sacks/sues anyone who dares disagr…

10th August - Today's News: Flash Floods and Funnel Clouds in England