Marching On Together

Marching On Together I have had a romance with a lady since my childhood just like thousands of other people around the world who are also in love with her. I have remained in love with her through the many bad times and the few good times, my love for her has never faltered and never will. My lady's name is Leeds United and she is just five games away from returning to the English Football Premiership, after sixteen years in the football wilderness. In the sixties, seventies and early nineties my lady was known as "Super Leeds," however in 2003, my love was relegated from the English Football Premiership due to financial miss-handling by her owners. "Super Leeds," dropped down to the third tier of English football. If Leeds United can grab ten points from their last five games my lady will be back where she belongs in the higher echelons of English football and I can once more embrace my love with happiness.

Leeds 5 v 0 Stoke, 7 points needed from 4 games...

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

12th of July: World weather extremes past 24 hours: Hottest, coldest, wettest and windiest places on our wonderful planet

A new look at 24 hour weather extremes every day on The Big Wobble to help us track and keep an eye on what the 'experts' are telling us.
If you are living in the northern hemisphere and most of my visitors are, a lot of you will be complaining about the heat recently, well spare a thought for or friends in Mitribah (Kuwait) with the highest temperature I have seen this year with a high of  52.4°C 126.3 F.
In my years blogging I have never recorded so many severe heatwaves as this summer in the northern hemisphere.


If you like it cool then the best place for you today, as was yesterday too is Dome A (Antarctica) where the temperature actually increased yesterday to a balmy -80.6°C -113 F.


Dehradun (India) was the wettest place on the planet yesterday with 226 mm or nearly 9 inches of rain in the last 24 hours, see below.


As the strength of Hurricane Eugene diminishes winds of 91 km/h off the coast of Antarctica was the windiest place on the planet in the last 24 hours.


A major quake of mag 6.6 was recorded near the South Island of New Zealand, the second of July


World high temperatures