27th February - Today's News: Chilean Capital Without Water After Floods
After storm Doris finally formed some 3 weeks after the media incorrectly named it, further embarassment for the storm naming policy adopted by the MetO and Met Eirean with Ireland's snow, ice and wind warnings withdrawn as Storm Ewan weaker than forecast - in other words, Ewan is the storm that wasn't. Although there are a few beefy showers around today, some of which could produce a little thunder, and snow over higher hills.
Dozens of storm chasers pay tribute to Twister actor Bill Paxton by spelling out his initials using GPS map coordinates in the heart of Tornado Alley
An interesting article asking why did Greenland's Vikings vanish? It seems the answer may be more complex than assumed. Oh, isn't that "Mayhew's Law"? Again!
A sobering piece on plastic and how it affects our oceans