14th February - Today's News: Rush to Repair California Dam Before Next Storm

Australia’s extreme heatwave is a preview of things to come say scientists.  However, we should also remember how a 24 day heatwave on Australia's east coast in January 1896 saw temperatures climb to 49 degrees and killed 437 people.  An individual weather event, however extreme, is not in itself a sign of climate change.  What is a sign is a change in the frequency, duration and severity of such events over a period of decades.

There's a flood alert in Hungary as temperatures rise

Around Finland, ice cover at sea exceptionally low this winter

There was record heat in east Iceland yesterday with a temperature of 19.1c briefly recorded


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