13th July - Today's News: Snow Delights the Aussies
Snow delights Australians amid cold snap though not all good news, with New South Wales snow damaging roofs, felling trees
Meanwhile it's a record breaking winter so far in NZ
China typhoon: Cham-hom hits coast of Zhejiang province but Shanghai sparred serious damage thanks to the collapse of Typhoon Chan-hom
There's surprisingly high geothermal heating beneath West Antarctic ice sheet - but no, that is not why it is melting more rapidly at the moment. It just means the ice sheet was always more vulnerable to melting should atmospheric conditions change.
And a nice photo of a rare fire rainbow cloud spotted in California