2nd November - Today's News: The Aftermath of Sandy
Amid the many tragedies, epic storm claims 2 missing NVC boys, aged 2 and 4, ripped from arms of their mother
And there's anger as fuel shortages hamper recover
But where there's disaster, humour is never far behind as Sandy spoofs flood the internet
Meanwhile, UK 'likely to face winter floods' - if it rains a lot. Locally we had about average rainfall last month and there's no expectation of problems in these parts.
Winter bites as snow falls on the hills of Donegal for the first time this season - more likely over the next few days which look like being a bit chilly across the British Isles, though as usual the Express makes a complete hash of it with another nonsense headline.
In NZ they're forecasting spring snow and gales for South Island
Why seas are rising ahead of predictions: estimates of rate of future sea-level rise may be too low (not surprisingly, Wattsy's gang disagree) and however fast it rises, long-term sea level rise in Washington DC could have significant impact