18th June - Today's News: 'Brutal' Hailstorm Hits Dallas

Storm chasers may have been disappointed, but I guess most Americans were quite happy that across the country, May was quietest months for tornadoes in 60 years

Why aren't there 50 words for rain?

Ancient warmed greened Antarctic - 20 million years ago

Colombian volcano Nevada del Ruiz spews ash and gas - its last eruption in 1985 killed 25,000 people in mudslides

And intrigue as UFO-shaped object found at bottom of Baltic Sea - though as yet there's no evidence that it isn't simply a natural rock formation.   In fact, it looks like a roche moutonee to me.  There's a less sensational report (but without pictures) here.


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