30th December - Today's News: Storm Frank Batters British Isles
Eire has been badly hit by Storm Frank: 'It's like a war zone' - women with children rescued from cars as towns devastated throughout the country
And it's not just us affected as 'freak' Iceland weather bomb sets up Arctic for extreme heat
Captured on CCTV, ancient Yorkshire bridge collapses in the floods in Tadcaster
Meanwhile, floods unleash unprecedented criticism - but the question remains: how much money does it take to stop it raining - which remains the only way of preventing floods like this occurring ..... Next month could see southern England in the line for heavy rain and possibly flooding down here too.
And whilst it is questionable how much it has affected the weather in Britain, around the world El Nino weather: Worries grow over humanitarian impact