14th December - Today News: Snow in Cairo
And now even the Giza pyramids have snow (or graupel, anyway) ..... whilst we in England ponder the very remote chance that any heavier showers over the Christmas period could just possibly have the odd flake of wet snow in them if we're very lucky (seriously, it does currently look like turning colder Christmas week, but probably not cold enough for lying snow other than on hills)
Snow hits Cairo for first time in over 100 years and a photo gallery: snow over Cairo's eastern suburbs
And historic snow fall turns Holy Land into scenes we see in Christmas cards (actually, snow in Israel isn't all that rare) as 'worst storm in decades' rages on around Israel
At the 3rd Ashes Test, Aussies and Poms agree: it ain't half hot mum
Indonesian mud volcano to stop 'by decade's end'
Evidence of mass extinction associated with climate change 275 million years ago discovered in central Asia
And don't tell the global catastrophists, but Earth's poles are shifting because of climate change