29th December - Today's News: Gales, More Rain to End 2012
The last entry of 2012! And guess what ..... it's raining again ...... So flood warnings rise amid threat of further downpours
Meanwhile, storm-force 85mph gales and heavy rain batter parts of Scotland as the year goes out on a stormy note - which looks set to continue over the next 2 days.
But if you're sick of all the rain? It's not as bad as the Big Freeze of 1963 - and worth noting that in the run up to Christmas, almost everyone I spoke to about the rain and floods commented that "at least it's not snowing".
Though if you do want snow, plenty of pictures from Montreal where winter blizzards carve strange shapes around buried cars as Northeast and Canada are pounded before the New Year
Shoppers filmed fleeing as tornado hits store in Alabama on Christmas Day
A story from earlier in the month, in Colorado, local man says cloud seeding could be causing lack of snow - it's one of the genuine concerns about weather modification: if you do make it rain (or snow) here, it means it may not rain (or snow) so much downwind .....