4th July - Today's News: Record High Temperatures Recorded Around the Globe
In the UK Heatwave: Welsh dairy farmers 'fighting to survive' as the UK battles double crisis as taps run dry forcing schools to shut while raging fires devastate countryside amid searing heatwave - one of the latest fires being in the Malverns. But there are signs we may see a change in the weather - though sadly no thundery breakdown - around mid-month - just in time for the school holidays! But I have a feeling it'll be short lived.
Meanwhile there's a 'rise' in horsefly bites in Scotland amid warm weather - whilst down here I am covered in mozzie bites ....
And in Ireland, with 16 hours of sun and 32 degree days - this heatwave is a record-breaker
On man dies amid hailstones, thunderstorms and flash floods in northern Italy
In Pakistan, at least eight dead as over 280mm of rain sweeps away Lahore municipality's promises
And how a 'cataclysmic' collision shaped Uranus' evolution (no sniggering at the back!)