18th January - Today's New: Tunisia is Snowier than Britain
Italy weather: Heavy snow grips earthquake region whilst social media turns white as Tunisia is blanketed in snow - though it's not as unusual and some might have you think. Meanwhile Britain is almost bare of snow, even in the Highlands .....
Aeolus wind mission heads for test and launch - when operational it should help improve weather forecasting with better data on wind speeds and direction
And a new model shows the inception of the last ice age in Eurasia - and why Siberia became a cold desert