Friday, 28 October 2016

28th October - Today's News: 50cm of Hail Falls on Mexican City

Unusual hailstorm blankets Central Mexican city with up to 50 centimeters of ice - that's a lot of ice!   At least they didn't think it was snow ...

Although snow has fallen in the Northeast, some parts of the US remain exceptionally warm as Phoenix reaches record high of 100 degrees- the latest date on which that figure has been reached.

A stunning video as morning mist rolls over cliffs at West Bay in Dorset

And is 120 days of snow really going to hit Britain this winter?   No.  The last time that happened there were woolly mammoths living in my back garden .......  And the last time Madded predicted 100 days of snow it was the wettest winter on record and we had no snow at all in Evesham.   Though it was a very snowy winter above 2,000ft in the Highlands.

Thursday, 27 October 2016

27th October - Today's News: Earthquakes Strike Italy

Central Italy hit by two strong earthquakes, two hours apart - buildings damaged but no reports of fatalities as yet and they don't seem tyo have been as bad as the quake earlier this year that killed several hundred.

A heatwave in northwest Africa brings near record temperatures

In response to Matt Drudge and other ignorant climate change deniers, hurricane intensity is not exaggerated to scare people, and here’s how we know

Scientists agree that extreme cold winters fuelled by jet stream and climate change - but the location of them varies.  Which is partly why the last one in Britain was 2010 ....  Hopefully it means we will see one again before too long?

Dish to listen for ET around strange star as speculation continues that the strange irregular dimming of "Tabby's Star" could be caused by artifical structures

And proof we are in the midst of the "6th Great Extinction" - and this time it's humanity to blame - as world wildlife 'falls by 58% in 40 years'