4th December - Today's News: Typhoon Bopha Hits Philippines
White Christmas? Could be as snow dusts Alps - that's the Victorian Alps, just days after records tumble in November heatwave, Bureau says. Meanwhile, it's still hot in Queensland where Brisbane cooling down after sweltering day.
Big traffic jam has official pointing fingers - but in a way it's reassuring to know that Russia suffers travel disruption in the snow just like us.
And in Britain, December weather brings snow to the north - but it's unlikely to last. Temperatures do look like remaining generally below average for much of the month though - but still no sign of any severe weather.