10th August - Today's News: Flash Floods and Funnel Clouds in England
British summer time: It's raining - in fact, quite a bit of rain over the past 2 days in some parts of England (Over 18mm even here in Evesham, so one of the wettest spells of the year .... the rover rose several centimetres above drought level!). Yorkshire and Lincolnshire flooding caused by heavy rain on Tuesday, whilst twisters spiral from the clouds as torrential downpours tear across Britain bringing flash flooding
Tropical Storm Franklin weakening after landfall as a hurricane in eastern Mexico; major inland flood threat looms
'Unusual' Greenland wildfires linked to peat - it's drying out ....
And two potentially habitable 'super Earths' are spotted orbiting a sun-like star just 12 light years away: Tau Ceti