17th May - Tioday's News: Welcome Rain for SE England
After the highest temperatures of the year so far was recorded in Gravesend yesterday (most places didn't see a "heatwave" though, even for one day) washout Wednesday is expected to bring two inches of rain today - but again only towards ther SE. Though looks like steady rain all day here. Further north and west mostly dry .... Farmers will be happy.
And not just wet here as heavy rain set to drench Australia's east coast, flood warnings issued
Deadly tornadoes rip through Wisconsin and Oklahoma, killing two and destroying more than a hundred homes
Satellites spot surging glacier in the Arctic moving at 13 metres a day for the first time since the 1930s