17th May - Today's News: German Tornado
In Germany a tornado rages through NRW, injuring two and ripping roofs from houses with more video footage as the tornado tears through Germany, just missing Netherlands
The storms that ripped through northeast caused a ‘meteotsunami’ - a rise in sea levels due to a sudden change in atmospheric pressure
In the UK, what impact is climate change having on cricket? More disrupted matches seem likely.
In Colombia: tens of thousands ordered to evacuate after floods at dam - the proximate cause being the clearing of a blocked tunnel, but deforestation around the construction site and recent heavy rains are contributary factors.
Mysterious rise in emissions of ozone-damaging chemical - despite us cutting their use, CFCs are not declining as expected ....