9th September - Today's News: Millions Evacuate Florida Ahead of Hurricane Irma
As Cuba hit with strong winds and heavy rain, Americans begin the largest evacuation in US history as 5.6 million people are ordered to leave Florida as Irma strengthens to Category Five again.
And the entire island of Barbuda is evacuated as Hurricane Jose bears down in the devastated island.
Meanwhile UK response found wanting, MPs say - as I said yesterday, the effects were anticipated a week ago. It's too late to prepare aid after the event ....
And people complain because our summer was a bit damp and cloudy at times ......
No should we forget the South Asia floods: Estimated 40 million across India, Bangladesh, Nepal affected
New Zealand hit by 2200 lightning strikes in 24 hours whilst an avalanche traps family of 17 in lodge overnight
Meanwhile, Evesham had it's biggest thunderstorm of the year yesterday with half an hour of torrential rain and frequent thunder
And Scotland's sky lit up by aurora after 'strongest flare in decades' with spectacular Aurora views down east coast (although some are from the west coast .... )