Monday, January 4, 2010

The Climate Change Outside is Frightful (UPDATE)

Recent images:

South Korea (added 3:10 p.m. EST)
Seoul socked in with heaviest snow in 70 years:

China (added 3:10 p.m. EST)
Snowplows in Tienanmen Square, Beijing schools and airport closed under the heaviest snowfall in more than 60 years:

Uttar Pradesh, Northern India
Record cold 1C - 4C (34F - 39F) responsible for 40 deaths in one week:

State low yesterday, -36F (-38C), Frosty 9 feet tall:

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Wild turkeys find bird feeders frozen shut:

Washington, DC
Worst December blizzard in DC's history dumps 2 feet of snow:

Florida (Added 3:30 p.m. EST)
Farmers try to save strawberry crops from below-freezing temperatures by spraying them with water.

12 inches of snow creates winter wonderland, if you like temperatures of -9C (16F). UK climatologists rescind prediction of mild winter, now predict worst winter in decades, if not in century:

Longest unbroken cold snap in decades, temps as low as -15C (5F). Bessie snowed in:

Hey, Al Gore, the blue and purple dots below represent record-breaking low temperatures and the white dots represent record-breaking snows, all occurring in the last week! (For map interactivity, go here.)

Hat tip: Watts Up With That.


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