Showing posts from February, 2015

28th February - Today's News: Direct Observation of CO2 Warming

27th February - Today's News: Heavy Snow, Avalanches Kill Over 200 in Afghanistan

25th February - Today's News: Record Cold in North America

24th February - Today's News: More Siberian Craters Suspected

23rd February - Today's News: "Supertides" Hit Britain & France

21st February - Today's News: Cyclone Marcia Brings Shark Ashore

20th February - Today's News: Cyclones Lam and Marcia Hit Australia

18th February - Today's News: Cold, Snow and Unusual Warmth in North America

17th February - Today's News: Snow and Ice Storm Pummels US

16th February - Today's News: Lhasa, Tibet Sees Heaviest Snow in Two Decades .... 17.3mm!

14th February 2015 - Today's News: Saudis Pray for Rain

In Saudi Arabia Kingdom prays for rain - obviously they have yet to enter the 15th century ....  Although if it were true that their "misdeeds prevent rainfall" it may never rain there again!
Lack of snow means 2015 Iditarod to start in Fairbanks, 2nd time in 42 years
DSCOVR 'space weather' mission launches
And an interesting piece from the New York Times on a campaign to drop the term 'climate skeptic', raising the question of what to call a doubter of climate change?

13th February - Today's News: Yet Another Snowstorm Heading Boston's Way

Region braces for yet another punishing wallop as another snowstorm bears down on Boston and New England this weekend.  So could this end up Boston's worst winter?
In the Middle East, Lebannon schools remain closed as storm subsides
After orange snow, now mystery blue snow fallout in Chelyabinsk alarms residents
Tornado sweeps through Ho Chi Minh City's District 7
Warming pushes western US towards driest period in 1,000 years
A new study reveals that around 8 million metric tonnes of plastic enter the oceans per year - and none of  it will ever go away ....  Though some will be in your fish supper tonight.  And in millions of years time, it will clearly state 'Killroy was here' in the geological record.

And just for fun ... could huge alien 'air monsters' live inside the clouds above Earth?

11th February - Today's News: Winter Storm Hits Eastern Mediterranean

10th February - Today's News: Snow Continues in New England

9th February - Today's News: Another Snowstorm Hits New England

7th February - Today's News: Albannian Floods Worse Since 1971

6th February - Today's News: Southern Europe Hit by Heavy Snow

Rubbing it in further for us in snowless England .... winter storm causing havoc in southern Europe as Snow traps over 200 motorists in Spain and cold snap brings heavy snow to Italy, whilst further south, Pompeii wall collapses amid heavy rain.   There were some light snow flurries in parts of the SE yesterday, but some parts of England have yet to see even very temporary snow cover (including Evesham, apart from a few minutes in the early hours of last Saturday morning) this winter, and with high pressure dominating for at least the next week, the chances of it occurring diminish by the day ....
Decades-old snowfall record broken in Sweden
Australia on heatwave alert as temperatures set to soar (again) - and my provisional "antipodean SLATless forecast" for Britain this summer is for some good, hot weather and quite a few thunderstorms.   Much like last year in fact.  Some local records possible even.
In Thailand, RID issues drought alert as reservoir levels fall to their l…

4th February - Today's News: Japanese Town Buried Under 6 Feet of Snow

3rd February - Today's News: US Snowstorm Makes it Boston's Snowiest Ever Week

2nd February - Today's News: Flash Floods in Greece, Balkans