2nd January - Today's News: New Year Floods in NZ
Bliadhna mhath ur! Happy new year.
It'll be a few days before we get all the data in for 2012, although it looks certain to have been the warmest year in history for the USA and possibly the wettest ever in Britain ..... Meantime, the Met Office have issued their 2013 global temperature forecast and it's expected to be warmer than 2012 which, provisionally is the 9th warmest year on record. Not bad for an ice age!
Not much in the way of notable weather around the world over the new year, though today
In Cambridgeshire, seal swims miles inland through flood waters