20th October - Today's News: Typhoon Koppu Brings Deadly Floods to Philippines

After a long weekend away in Newtonmore, celebrating the MBA's 50th anniversary, a bit of catching up to do ....

 







And Nigel and Steve among new storm names announced by the Met Office in what some consider a crass dumbing down of meteorology....   It wont simplify things because many of our stormy periods are caused not by one specific depression but by secondary lows.   And we could have 3 or 4 such systems affecting the country within the space of a few days.   Unlike tropical storms with are clearly defined, identifiable entities.

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