20th August - Today's News: Record Rainfall in Philippines
Record Rainfall hits the Philippines - 326mm fell on Tuesday
Meanwhile, over 200 now dead or missing in China floods and as Russia battles huge far east flood - 20,000 evacuated, including two brown bears
In Germany, tornado rips up church campsite, injures 27
At least 27 die as Yemen wedding party swept away by floods
Global sea level rise dampened by Australian floods - unlike elsewhere, much of the water remains inland instead of flowing to the sea, thus decreasing the amount of fresh rain water reaching the oceans.
How shale fracking led to an Ohio town's first 100 earthquakes - coming soon to a town in England, too .... (although frankly, I feel we really have no choice given our inability to wean ourselves off primitive Victorian technology and a wastral attitude towards energy)
And can powdered rain make drought a thing of the past? Reminds me of my idea for dehydrated water to save weight when backpacking .....