The original version of this post was published almost exactly 4 years ago (2010-01-11) when extreme storms and snow caused havoc in Western Europe. Given that many of the same “so where’s your global warming now?” gotcha tropes are flying around again since the severe cold weather hit Northern America this week, it seems like it needs repeating.
Memoirs, asylum seekers, hurricanes and sexual harassment. What else has piqued your media interests lately?
Like many folks with online friends in the North-East of the USA, I’ve been watching the weather reports with great big saucer eyes.
Keep safe, and if you feel like it, please drop a comment here telling us how you’re going.
We’re getting a fair few hits on a post of Lauredhel’s about storms around Perth in 2010. Here’s a new post to discuss the south-western Western Australia storms from the past weekend. Our thoughts are with our friends and the 27,000 homes currently without power in WA.
DEADLY tornados and flash floods flattened buildings and overturned vehicles yesterday as major storms churned through the south of the US, with the death toll surpassing 220 people.
Further to comments in this thread, here’s a spot to talk about the storm. The storm follows over four months without rain in Perth. We have some damage here – porch roof destroyed with the huge hailstones, main roof leaking. We still have power so far, fingers crossed. There is a lot of damage across the city, and more to… Read more →