14th November - Today's News: First Snow Falls on British Roads


Winter is here!   Snow covers A9 as Storm Abigail grips - in fact the snow has fallen in a colder northwesterly airflow that has followed on behind Abigail, which as expected had little impact.  And also as predicted for several days now, life-threatening floods forecast as tail of Hurricane Kate hits Britain over the weekend.   No doubt this will be the main story in Monday.


This is actually nothing new, as the tsunami has been well known for many years - indeed, it may have been the final nail in the coffin of Doggerland and even given rise to some legends of drowned lands, but looks like there's been fresh research on the impacts in Denmark as tsunami devastated Europe 8,150 years ago


And who wants to live on an alien planet battered by 5,400mph winds?

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