2nd July - Today's News: More Deaths as Heatwave & Storms Continue in US
Three killed in sudden North Carolina storm as D.C. to be in the dark for days after last weeks storms brought down power lines. Storm-hit US states declare emergencies as eastern US battles heat wave amid power outages.
Exactly 300mm of rain for the first 6 months of 2012 here - which is just a few mm above average. June was wet, but only the wettest since 2009 and 3rd wettest in my 6 years of records. Which in fact makes it pretty normal for recent years! However it was, by far, the coldest since my temp records began in 2003.
However, overall, June was wettest since 1860 and dullest for 20 years
Scotland's weather: flaming June? It was more like February (although the NW was very dry indeed)
But it's not just us, with in Sweden Stockholm set for rainiest June on record
In Germany, weekend of storms kills four, injures 100
Wind farm mylons: steel giants of the glens marring our landscape .... And it's not just the pylons by roads built to enable the pylons to be erected. And all because the fettered rich kids in the cities - who care for nowt but themselves - won't learn how to use the 'off' switch.