24th April - Today's News: Croatia Joins List of Record April Temperatures

First thunderstorm of the year on Saturday evening, and I finally managed to capture my first ever photo of lightning.   So it was 4 hot days and a thunderstorm - not bad!   Back to normal April weathe now, but not for all of Europe as April heatwave brings record temperatures to parts of Croatia yesterday.  And last week parts of Switzerland see record temperatures as well as other countries previously reported in this blog
Mysterious Arctic ice holes baffle scientists  and could sprinkling sand save the Arctic's shrinking sea ice?
There's rotten egg gas around planet Uranus (or as another headline read: Uranus smells of rotten eggs)
Models show how climate change intensifies droughts in Europe
And I bet it won;t be like this when I finally return for a proper holiday later next month! 'Cloudless' view of the Highlands captured from space.  But one can dream ...

21st April - Today's News: More European Heat Records Broken

20th April - Today's News: Record High April Temperatures in UK and Europe

As expected, yesterday smashed the date record and was the second highest temperature ever recorded in April as UK temperatures top 29C in hottest April day since 1949
It was a date record elsewhere too as Czech records highest temperature in 30 years and the hottest April 19th in Netherlands history as Europe sees hottest day of the year so far
And on a very different note, the army are called in to help as a giant plastic 'berg blocks Indonesian river

19th April - Today's News: "Remarkable" Winds Hit Colorado

17th April - Today's News: Ontario's Ice Storm

16th April - Today's News: Spring Storms Brings Record Snow to US Midwest