17th August - Today's News: More Snow Covers Tasmania
Snow continues to fall across Tasmania after causing morning traffic chaos
Heat wave scorches western US with record high temperatures
Heat wave in Israel sets records for August
Egypt, Sudan heat waves kill 108 people in August
The European heat wave spells disaster for Bosnia's farmers
Ecuador declares emergency over volcano whilst Japan's Sakurajima volcano: chance of eruption 'extremely high'
And ten common myths and misconceptions about the science of weather