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- U.S. Records Warmest March; More Than 15,000 Warm Temperature Records Broken
- In March 2012, 15,000 warm temperature records broken in US (Link)
- Amazing Stats from the March 2012 'Heat Wave' (Link)
Much of the northern United States has a blanket of snow on the ground this March, when compared to practically no snow this time last year.
A series of storms sweeping across the nation from the Northwest to the Northeast and at times dipping into part of the South has delivered near- to above-normal snowfall in many locations this winter and early spring.
Farmers in crisis as big freeze worsens and dozens of newborn lambs die
THE big freeze could continue until the middle of next month as the relentless winter brings a crisis for farmers. (link)
The big freeze shows no sign of letting up in Europe as Venice's famed waterways fell victim to sub zero temperatures this morning.
Water buses were stranded in some of the Italian city's canals after they froze solid in temperatures as low as -10C.
More than 60,000 homes were left without power in Milan and officials declared a gas supply emergency as the cold temperatures saw pipes burst. (Link)
MOSCOW, March 25 (RIA Novosti) –
Cold weather in Russia has delayed the annual northward migration of birds, the Russian Bird Conservation Union said on Monday. (link)
Extreme cold grinds northern France to a halt
Unseasonably severe cold weather paralysed much of northern France on Wednesday, after tens of thousands of homes were left temporarily without electricity, while roads and public transport services were running at reduced service. (link)Northeast Italy crippled by snow and ice (link)
Trieste, March 26 - Schools in the northeastern city of Trieste and surrounding area remained closed and the local authorities invited residents to stay at home on Tuesday as the latest cold snap continued to bite.
It’s the cold, not global warming, that we (UK) should be worried about (Link)
Yet the alarmists still maintain their cry:
No one seems upset that in modern Britain, old people are freezing to death as hidden taxes make fuel more expensive. Each year, an official estimate is made of the “excess winter mortality” – that is, the number of people dying of cold-related illnesses. Last winter was relatively mild, and still 24,000 perished. The indications are that this winter, which has dragged on so long and with such brutality, will claim 30,000 lives, making it one of the biggest killers in the country. And still, no one seems upset.
March felt a lot like summer. Get used to it: looking ahead, all indications are that future summers could be just like this one, or more extreme.From the Alarmist Sydney Morning Herald:
Hottest March in 70 years (link)
Melbourne is set for its hottest March since the record year of 1940 with one last day of temperatures in the mid-30s.
That means that there was hotter March in 2002. Hasn't the "evil pollutant" (vital-to-life) Carbon Dioxide been constantly rising in that ten year gap? Why wasn't temperature rising in parallel?
So the ABC say it was the hottest March day for 11 years? Trove records (From the Sydney Morning Herald) another hottest March day for 11 years (1951). (link)