Weather madness hits the Northern Hemisphere as extremes are recorded on both sides of the Atlantic.
While parts of the US are colder than Mars and are expected to have the coldest new years eve in living memoryHolland is enjoying it's warmest new years eve in living memory as the Limburg town of Ell recorded a temperature of 14 deg C (57. 2 deg F).
The previous record was established in 2006 when it was 13.3 degrees in Woensdrecht.
Holland is currently warmer than parts of Spain, Greece and parts of Italy.
Southern UK is also witnessing record warm temperatures but Scotland is expected to plunge to -2 deg C.
STORM Dylan could pose a “danger to life” today as heavy rain and gusts of up to 80mph are due to hit parts of the UK early today.
Forecasters warned of flying debris from strong winds in Northern England, Northern Ireland and Scotland.