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29th September - Today's News: Hundreds Dead in Indonesian Tsnuami

28th September - Today's News: Death Toll from Niger Floods Rises

27th September - Today's News: Earliest South Pacific Cyclone on Record Forms

26th September - Today's News: Flash Floods Hit New York

25th September - Today's News: Trami Becomes Latest Super Typhoon

24th September = Today's News: Deadly Storm Fabienne Hits Germany

22nd September - Today's News: Canadian Captures Video From "Inside" Tornado

A big tornado touches down in Ottawa and Gatineau, injuring several people and how about this? From the inside of a tornado, a Gatineau man shot video on the third floor of his building
Sparks fly from Canvey Island power lines in high winds
How extra Arctic observations can improve predictability of tropical cyclones
Something for bothiers to consider? Cooking with wood or coal is linked to increased risk of respiratory illness and death And the annual Rao/Madden fantasy winter forecast has been issued in the Express.   It's almost the same as last year, the year before, the year before that, and so on.  Except only the coldest winter for 10 years.  Not 100 .....   How disappointing!     I am sure it'll be upgraded before long though.

21st September - Today's News: Storm Bronagh Brings More Disruption, Floods

20th September - Today's News: Traffic Disruption After Storm Ali Kills 2; Bronagh Looms ...

19th September - Today's News: Deadly Storm Ali Hits British Isles

17th September - Today's News: Deadly Typhoon Mangkhut Hits China

15th September - Today's News: Deaths, Widespread Flooding as Florence and Mangkhut Make Landfall

14th September - Today's News: Florence and Mangkhut Begin to Impact on US and Philippines

13th September - Today's News: Hurricane Florence Weakens but Slows; Catastrophic Flooding Forecast

12th September - Today's News: Typhoon Mangkhut May be Strongest Ever to Hit Hong Kong

11th September - Today's News: Evacuations as Hurricane Florence Approaches US East Coast

10th September - Today's News: African Giraffes in the Snow

Spent Friday and Saturday walking with the amazing Martyn Wells www.severnway2018.com - he completes his 211+ mile journey - with no stomach! - today.   And has raised at least £30,000 for Macmillan nurses.   Way to go!

Hurricane Florence on track to hit East Coast as a major storm later this week Wisconsin's floods are catastrophic—and only getting worse
Aeolus: Space laser starts chasing the wind
How large-scale wind and solar power 'could green the Sahara'
And spot the snow giraffe - snow is not unusual in South Africa, but still strange seeing elephants and giraffes walking in it.

6th September - Today's News: Deadly Earthquake Hits Japan in Wake of Typhoon

5th September - Today's News: Typhoon Jebi Floods Kansai Airport

4th September - Today's News: Typhoon Jebi Strikes Japan

1st September - Today's News: Dust Storm Shrouds Brisbane

Brisbane wakes to rare dust storm shrouding city, first in 'several years'
So, was it a record breaking summer?  Possibly.  It may end up the warmest for England, and third warmest in the CET record.
Tornado-like funnel clouds spotted in locations across Cornwall
Tropical disturbance could pose storm danger for western Europe.  Or it might not.  At present it's a bunch of thunderstorms off the African coast that may develop into a tropical depression that may or may not then develop into a hurricane that may or may not peter out into nothing before it may or may not start to track north towards the British Isles where it may or may not give us some weather that may or may not include a bit of wind and rain.  
Super Typhoon Jebi, Earth's strongest storm of 2018, a threat to Japan early next week
An ocean ‘heat wave’ just drove temperatures off Maine to near-record highs
In Canada, state of emergency extended as B.C. deals with worst wildfire season ever
Samoan PM calls clim…