Stoned

“Pebbles from the beach were being pinged across the seawall and on to neighbouring streets.” (http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/jan/07/uk-floods-chesil-beach-sirens)

The celestial pebble dash will be a new weather warning icon from the Met Office.

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Overindulging

Whatever the weather, it’s going to intensify. “High latitude countries, such as in Europe or North America, are expected to receive more rainfall, but many … subtropical arid and semi-arid regions will likely experience less precipitation … Over wet tropical regions, extreme precipitation events will very likely be more intense and more frequent.” Consequently “a hot world is a hungry world.” (http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2013/sep/27/climate-change-poor-countries-ipcc)

Like drinking alcohol, your starting mood gets more intense, then you get the munchies. Then you get the hangover.

Summer

“The prospect of an ice-free Arctic in the summer has spurred oil and gas exploration and shipping in the north, which threaten fragile ecosystems, and scientists are also beginning to tie the disappearing ice to extreme weather events in Europe.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/sep/20/arctic-sea-ice-decline-melting-summer)

The Arctic looks set to become a cheap flight holiday destination.