24th January - Today's News: Record Low of +15.6c in Bangkok
In Thailand, record lows kill 63, destroy rice crop - though worth remembering that the record minimum of 15.6c in Bangkok would still be a very warm summer's night in Britain ....
Snow storms in New York continue to cause travel chaos for tourists due to fly to the US - I assume it's causing similar chaos for those travelling on business? And eastern Canada hit with two-wave snowstorm
Freak snow storm hits parts of Huddersfield and brings town to halt - well it is winter! Looks like some places could see some snow next week, though at the moment doesn't look like being much or long lasting. Still no sign of any prolonged cold, or, indeed, settled weather - with rain this weekend likely to bring more flood problems.
In Germany, snow prompts weather alerts -14c forecast
Russia Winter Olympics: conditions at Sochi games 'appalling' as snow 'disappears' but even in Arizona, snow is a no-show in Flagstaff - lots of places not getting their usual snowfall this year!
Heat indez in Buenos Aires reaches 46.8c as Argentina continues to swelter
Lord Rooker: 'planting trees could stop flooding' - wow, a politician making a common sense suggestion!
And researches find how ancient forests stabilized Earth's CO2 and climate