14th June - Today's News: Storm hector Hits Northern Britain & Ireland
After a long spell of mostly benign weather, northern parts of Britain and Ireland hit by strongs winds (and even some rain!) with travel disruption as Storm Hector sweeps across Scotland whilst in Ireland 35,000 homes remain without power after 'severe and potentially damaging gusts' and more travel disruption as Storm Hector leaves debris trail in Northern Ireland
Gemstones are reportedly raining down from the sky right now in Hawaii - unfortunately not emeralds or diamonds though, just olivine. And the reports have not been officially confirmed by geologists.
And to forecast winter rainfall in the Southwest, look to New Zealand in the summer (that's the SW USA)