10th October - Today's News: India and Japan Brace for Tropical Storms
Odisha braces for cyclonic storm Hudhud, deploys rescue teams, orders evacuation from vulnerable places
Two impressive videos (for the UK) as tornado forms in front of motorists on M53 whilst a second terrifying tornado video shows twister just metres away from motorist in Cumbria
Extreme weather lashes southern France again whilst in Italy there is one man dead in Genoa flooding
2014 on target to be the warmest year in three centuries in the Netherlands - with October so far close to average in Britain it remains to be seen whether we too may see our warmest ever year.
And finally, it seems we're in for another very severe cold and snowy winter just like last year with winter 2014 to be 'coldest for century' Britain faces Arctic freeze in just weeks. Oh, wait, we didn't quite get 100 days of snow last winter, did we. Actually, we had, er, none .... Still, good for a laugh? A more sober report from the Derby Telegraph points out the hazards of long-term forecasts.