24th July - Today's News: Funnel Clouds & Waterspouts Spotted in England & Wales

Another thunder-free weekend in Evesham, but some rumbles elsewhere and alsoa few funnel clouds and waterspouts.  In East Anglis, funnel clouds reported across the region in turbulent weather  whilst this incredible twister stunned people at Welsh country park and another twister is caught on video over the River Tees.  Down on the south coast a waterspout may also have come ashore as a tornado
Nothing as dramatic as the moment an ocean waterspout blows through a shopping centre and a hotel car park in Western Australia though
Coverack flood: How it happened, the people who were rescued and the huge recovery effort
And after the New Zealand storms: Clean-up underway as Christchurch and Dunedin residents survey damage
Looking ahead, there's a high risk of 'unprecedented' winter downpours - Met Office.  Though that doesn't mean we'll necessarily see anything this winter
And new Channel 4 Weather graphics launch today - but unfortunately I rarely watch TV forecasts …

22nd July - Today's News: New Zealand Floods: Troops Mobilised

21st July - Today's News: Remembering the 2007 Floods

19th July - Today's News: Lightning Storms and Flash Floods Hit Southern England

Yesterday and overnight lightning strikes and flash floods sweep through Britain as the UK is hit by freak electrical storms (the Daily Mail still thinks Britain means SE England .... but it does have the best pictures) - but there was as much rain, thunder and lightning in Evesham as there were volcanic eruptions ......   Still not heard a single rumble of thunder this year!   And radar returns suggests parts of the Lizard may have had as much rain in an hour as we have had here all year as Coverack wakes up to 'devastation'
Meanwhile, the rain in Spain falls mainly… in the form of huge lumps of ice! With golf ball sized hail.
Heavy rain causes flash flooding in Istanbul
Adriatic fires prompt evacuations in Montenegro and Croatia
There's also been flash flooding across Trinidad
Swiss glacier reveals couple lost in 1942
Human-made aerosols identified as driver in shifting global rainfall patterns - and of course, injecting even more aerosols into the atmosphere has been sugge…

17th July - Today's News: At Least 9 Dead in Arizona Flash Flood

15th July - Today's News: Torrential Rain in NE China & Eastern Siberia