3rd June - Today's News: Tim Samaras, Paul Samaras and Carl Young Killed by Oklahoma Tornado

A sad day for the stormchasing community as it was revealed yesterday that Tim Samaras, his son Paul and their colleague Carl Young were killed after their car was hit by one of the Oklahoma tornadoes on Friday.   Tim was not just a well respected (and cautious) chaser but a scientists whose work has undoubtedly helped saved many hundreds of lives over the years.

Three storm chasers - including father and son - killed 'doing what they loved' in Oklahoma tornado as death toll rises to 12


So if it's good weather you want, don't bother with Europe.  In fact, stay here!  Because although Spring ended up the coldest in the CET record since 1891, summer has finally arrived and the first hald of June currently looks like being generally fine, warm and sunny.  In a bright end to half term, Britain basks in glorious sunshine... and it'll last all week

However, a sudden heat wave shocked Karasjok in Arctic Norway

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