26th January - Today's News: US Snowstorm Deaths Rise to 41
More than 2,000 flights are still cancelled and roads across the East Coast remain jammed with snow after record-breaking blizzard as Jonas death count rises to 41. But the storm did produce perfect conditions for 'snow-swimming'
And in the US the number of blizzards has doubled in the past 20 years: Scientists blame global warming and sunspots for rise in storms
Here, we never get blizzards any more, just heavy rain and gales as storm hits the UK
El Niño means glaciers in the Andes are melting at record rates while in Iceland, it's suggested that we could see Snæfellsjökull glacier gone by 2100
And whilst the pictures may be good, a mini ice age is not on the way ....