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Valentine's Day Madness: Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Floods and Superstorms

Across the world it was a volatile Valentine's Day last week, with superstorms raging, the earth trembling and volcanoes erupting.

More than 7,000 properties in England and Wales were left without power after gale force winds of up to 173km per hour (108mph) battered the United Kingdom.
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Global Warming: Could it be causing sub-zero temperatures and flooding across the planet?

The term "global warming" suggests that we can expect temperatures across the planet to become increasingly hotter with every passing year.

Australia's blazing hot weather certainly broke all records during 2013, with summer and winter temperatures that were 1.2C above the long term average. In its annual report, the...
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More Severe Storms Worldwide

The eastern half of the United States and parts of Canada have been assaulted by a severe snow storm which has left 16 people dead.

The snow storm, named as "Hercules", left some areas buried under two feet of snow and was so severe that both the governors of New York and New Jersey had to declare states of emergency....
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More Weird World Weather: Snow falls in Egypt!

For the first time in over 100 years, several inches of snow have fallen in Cairo and the Sinai desert in Egypt, forcing the closure of ports on the Red Sea coast. In an area averaging less than an inch of rain each year, such snowfall is a very rare phenomenon.

Severe storm "Alexa" is responsible for the unusual weather;...
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Another fatal storm hits the US

It seems as though wild weather events have rarely been out of the headlines recently. It has been a bleak weekend in some parts of America after yet another fatal storm blasted its way through five US states.
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Secrets of Snowflakes

The end may be cold, rather than hot--if that's the case, we'll see plenty of snowflakes. Snowflakes come in what seems like endless variety of shapes, although the verdict is out on whether or not no two are ever alike.
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Let it Snow!

2010 is here, the weather is getting colder and that means SNOW. Are two snowflakes ever alike? And why are most of them depicted (in art, anyway) as completely wrong?

Snowflakes are usually drawn inaccurately. They are shown as having four, five or even eight-corners although, despite the fact that no two are alike, they ARE all six-...

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