8th January - Today's News: More Floods After Record Rain in NE Scotland
Scotland flooding: Homes evacuated and travel disrupted - some places in Aberdeenshire have already recieved record January rainfall after just one week, and there is more rain to come this weekend before things hopefully ease off next week.
Even East Anglia has been hit with a plea for motorists to drive carefully following day of flooding across the region
A sensible idea, farmers in England could be paid to let land flood. A contributory factor to flooding in some areas is improved drainage of agricultural land ....
Chilly Sweden brrr-eaks another winter record with the lowest January temperature since 1999
Light pillars: rare light phenomemon spotted in Oslo skies
Mudslides, flooding reported as storms drench California whilst Washington D.C. breaks record for absence of snow so deep into winter
Australia Waroona fire threatens more towns after devastating Yarloop as Yarloop blaze creates own weather system, causing further grief for WA firefighters
December the warmest and wettest ever for the US, forecasters reveal (and 2015 was the second warmest year on record)
And the 'case is made' for Anthropogenic age - with our legacy in the geological record, not least the presence of plastics, being the defining factor.