20th April - Today's News: March 2017 2nd Warmest on Record, Despite no El Nino
Despite no El Nino, March and year to date were 2nd warmest on record for world. Still believe global warming is a hoax Mr President?
In Canada's Martime provinces, they ask where is spring? Winter-like weather continues with snow, record-breaking cold
Meanwhile in Europe, unseasonal snowfall brings Bosnian capital to halt
But in South Africa, an autumn heatwave hits drought-stricken Western, Northern Cape
The MetO always seem to be a day behind ..... but as pointed out yesterday, early April remains dry but some rain is on the horizon (though it won't be much, and there's the potential for some damaging frosts, and even snow in places, if latest model output is anything to go by)
Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing - melting up to a month earlier than they once did.
Water is streaming across Antarctica - the continent is not quite so frozen after all
More signs of man's true footprint on the planet as ocean current dumps plastic in remote Arctic waters