Showing posts from December, 2017

29th December - Today's News: Snow Causes More Travel Disruption

28th December - Today's News: 1 Dead in Spanish Storm

27th December - Today's News: Record Christmas Snow Buries Erie, Pennsylvania

20th December - Today's News: Ghost Snow Tsunami

19th December - Today's News: Australian Storms and More Record Heat

18th December - Today's News: Hailstorms Hit UAE Desert

16th December - Today's News: White Christmas Increasingly Unlikely as Odds Fall

15th December - Today's News: Landslides, Floods as TS Urduja Nears Philippines

14th December - Today's News: More Record High Temperatures in Australia

13th December - Today's News: Warmer Arctic "New Normal"

12th December - Today's News: Travel Chaos as Snow Hits Europe

Not as cold here as expected overnight, with a min of just -6.1c - though that's still the lowest temp I have recorded since 4th Feb 2012.   Still plenty of (frozen) snow around - expected to clear as (slightly) milder weather moves in overnight.   Still relatively cold though till next week when we look likely to see above average temps for the run up to Christmas ......  But how long will they last?   No-one yet knows ......   
UK snow: Ice warning as commuters faced delays
Meanwhile, snow in Europe triggers transport chaos as Storm Ana slams Europe
Residents evacuated, traffic disrupted as snow and ice continue to batter Italy
Winds wreak damage in southern Poland
And there are avalanche warnings as Valais recovers from record snowfall
In South Africa, Midvaal Tornado leaves hundreds displaced and multiple injured
US flood risk 'severely underestimated' - with 3 times as many household at risk as previously thought
And the mysterious interstellar object to be scanned for …

11th December - Today's News: Heavy Snow in England and Wales

9th December - Today's News: Snow Hits US Deep South

8th December - Today's News: Snow Showers Follow Storm Caroline

6th December - Today's News: Record "Cold" in Western Queensland

Winter-like weather sweeps across western Queensland - with the temperature in Burketown dropping to +16c and Mount Isa seeing a December record minimum of ......  +12c    Some Aussies found it so cold they had to put a t-shirt on!
La Nina declared heralding a humid, wet summer for Australia's south
How future arctic sea ice loss could dry out California
And as Britain faces the prospect of the coldest, snowiest, December since 2010, a good blog piece by Liam Dutton on why you shouldn’t believe a UK snow forecast more than three days ahead

5th December Today's News: Record Nine Hour Rainbow in Taiwan

2nd December - Today's News: Waterspouts Filmed in Italy and Cornwall

1st December - Today's News: Flash Floods in Melbourne as Record Deluge Begins

As forecast, flash floods hit Melbourne as storm moves across Victoria and an explanation of why south-east Australia is expecting a tropical deluge this weekend
Cyclone Ockhi: Dozens of fishermen missing in Indian storm
Yesterday saw snow falls on England's east coast beaches whilst a tiny amount of snow hit London and people couldn't contain themselves - but it might be all they see this winter!   No signs of anything for Evesham just yet.  But the weather may turn interesting in a week's time ....
Meanwhile, the new radar on Lewis can measure size of snowflakes - so we shoukld get more accurate radar returns from that corner of the Isles.
After the successful tranbsfer of data from the Ben Nevis Observatory, there's now an even bigger huge weather rescue project under way
And how Alaska's coast is vanishing, 1 storm at a time as Arctic sea ice hits record lows off Alaska

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