Western states of the USA and Canada continue to suffer from the extreme heat. And whilst the temperatures have dropped the rain has not. Huge fires rage out of control covering a total area greater than North Somerset. The world’s hottest place is thought to be Death Valley, California at 54 C. Although parts of the Sahara seem pretty hot to. Australia should be in winter I think? But temperatures of 25-29 C do not seem very winterish?
Major flooding in Western Germany and Belgium and the Netherlands with over 50 deaths reported.
No hurricanes of note yet, but it is early in the season/
The Uk has had a typical summer with bits of everything except a long dry spell – which is now predicted for the next few days/weeks. Temperatures up to 28/29 C here over the weekend.
Many, possibly more than 70, people have been killed by lightning at the onset of the monsoon season in India..
Weather prediction has come a long way and there are few surprises, just awful planing!