27th August - Today's News: California 'Rim' Wildfire Spreads, Threatens Water & Power Supply
Several videos from CNN as Yosemite wildfire grow, threatens reservoir, power station and firefighters rush to defend town from Californian's raging Rim fire. As usual, lots of pictures in the Daily Mail as California wildfire now tainting 85 percent of San Francisco's drinking water.
Coastal resorts hit with flooding as bank holiday weekend gets a month's rain in just a few hours - fortunately, after Saturday's rain across the east of the country, the rest of the weekend was dry. Some impressive scenes though in Southend, before the great clean-up starts whilst drama as Essex floods force family to be rescued from sinking car
A rare snow falls in the Atacama desert of Chile - though of course, not all of the region is extremely arid and snow in winter is not actually all that uncommon.