Thursday, May 31, 2007

Weather Normal

As Tim Blair reports

Reports last month suggested Britain would melt during summer:

It could be time to say goodbye to defining features of British life, like rainy picnics and cloudy sunbathing …

Not quite yet:

A diligent BBC researcher has discovered that yesterday was the coldest on record for a Test match in England. Temperatures dropped to 7.4C (45F), but it felt colder.

Meanwhile, Australia’s allegedly endangered ski fields seem to be doing just fine:

Victoria’s Alpine region is experiencing the best lead-up to the ski season since 2004, with heavy falls overnight …

"This is great considering it’s two weeks away from opening weekend,” [Mount Buller Resort marketing manager Amber]

Gardner said.

Remember, our planet is just five years away from climate change catastrophe.

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