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Worldwide headlines

Weather headlines from around the world in the last 24 hours…

Northern New South Wales under a deluge and further rain is expected over the next 4 days

Blizzards continue their rampage in 7 states in the US and snowfalls  break records

Dallas, Texas has its first white Xmas in 80 years

Europe begins a thaw and southern England sees temperatures climb quickly


On this day in history…

1924 It snowed in Baghdad, the first snow here since 1916. The snowfall was followed by a low of minus 8 degrees.

1927 The UK’s worst Christmas blizzard in 100 years or so started on the 25th and ended on the 26th. Southern England was worst hit and snow drifted up to 4.5 metres in places.

1947 A snowstorm over New York dumps 61cm snow on Central Park and 81cm in the New York City suburbs. This snowstorm is the worst on record at Central Park. 

1999 Temperatures at this time of the year are usually in the mid 20’s Celsius in Phnom Penh and many other parts of Kampuchea, but on this day a temperature of just 16C was reported in Phnom Penh, the lowest temperature recorded here since 1934.




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