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 ....
In Sydney, two people struck by lightnings as Quantas aircraft flies close to the fray whilst farmers left reeling as hail storms South East crop
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.