The weather war continues…but amazingly it will be fine for the closing ceremony of the Olympics…

Despite a bright finish to the week, however, the next few days look set to mirror the bizarre weather patterns of Saturday and Sunday, which saw heavy rainfall causing flash flooding across Britain and one North Wales village left covered in ice after a freak hail storm.
Motorists in Rhewl, near Ruthin, Denbighshire, pulled over in case the hailstones smashed their windscreens as they thundered down.

And Residents in North Yorkshire even witnessed a tornado as overnight storms caused flooding and havoc across many parts of the UK.
The unseasonal conditions look set to be repeated today and tomorrow.

A yellow warning for rain has been issued in the north east due to expected heavy downpours, and forecasters have said there is a chance of flash flooding in the north with conditions similar to those witnessed in eastern parts yesterday being anticipated.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2184007/Tornado-strikes-north-Yorkshire-heavy-rain-pelts-UK-flooding-homes-causing-landslip.html#ixzz22mGBPD9J

Meanwhile in the US…

Extreme heatwave dooms millions of fish across American MidwestMore than 3,000 heat records broken across U.S. last month
$10million worth of pricey sturgeon dead in Iowa

So many fish died in Illinois lake that carcasses clogged power plant, forcing it to shut down generator

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2184124/Extreme-heatwave-dooms-millions-fish-American-Midwest.html#ixzz22mGXeuie

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