14th August - Today's News: Flooding in SE England
Not quite a repeat of 2007 here, but it does look like being my wettest day since 20th July 2007 - the rain deficit of previous months though means there has actually been barely any rise in river levels, despite over an inch of rain since midnight. But there was flooding in Kent and Sussex after torrential downpours yesterday.
Some great pictures as storm chaser captures the incredible moment a tornado appeared next to a rainbow in the skies over Colorado and a colourful rainbow appears as lightning strikes during dramatic electrical storm in Arizona.
Siberia on fire around Lake Baikal
And a new study suggests humans responsible for demise of gigantic animals - though climate change was also a contributory factor. As I have said all along ....