5th October - Today's News: Cat 4 Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti, Cuba
Hurricane Matthew hits Cuba hours after slamming Haiti as Haitians describe their ordeal at the hands of Hurricane Matthew and at least eleven dead as UN warns of 'worst humanitarian crisis in Haiti since 2010 quake'. Meanwhile, the US, 1 million-plus urged to flee coastal South Carolina today, including most of the population of Charleston ...
Powerful typhoon Chaba barrels toward Japan after striking South Korea a glancing blow
Warnings in Thailand that Bangkok's flood defences losing battle with heavy rain
Wild spring weather lashes Tasmania, Maatsuyker sets wind record but the flood risk drops in South Australia, as BOM forecasts 40C
Well done Ian Currie (and the Croydon Advertiser) ....Croydon weatherman pours cold water on forecast of 'four months of snow' (sod's law it'll be a cold, snowy winter now! Which is, of course, still possible.)
And, er .... suggestions that planet Earth could be heading for an Ice Age as face of The Sun ‘goes blank' are also complete nonsense! Although a prolonged period of low solar activity may reduce the impacts of AGW for a time.