4th June - Today's News: Storm Alberto Kills at Least 6 in US, 7 in Cuba
Back after a week of stunning weather in the Cairngorms ......
Whilst I was away, enjoying the sun, a man in 80s dies in Walsall as flash floods hit Midlands, and more flash-flooding brings parts of London and Kent to standstill
Subtropical Storm Alberto makes landfall in Florida; 2 journalists killed in North Carolina whilst a North Carolina landslide kills two; two dead in Virginia flooding and there's another
There's some relief in sight from Hong Kong's heat
Controversially it's announced that May 2018 hottest since records began in UK - but only for the mean maximum temperature, and records only began in the 20th century. It wasn't the warmest in the much longer CET series. But very warm and sunny - and mostly dry, until the last week - nonetheless. And it's also been a record warm May in northern Europe
Less warm across the Atlantic though as another snowstorm brings 'Juneuary' to Atlantic Canada
The secrets behind Pluto's dunes revealed - they're made of methane